• High hazard workplaces and worker occupations
  • Underserved workers (e.g. non-English speaking, low wage, youth)
  • Workers in leadership roles (e.g. train others, safety representatives, committee members)
  • Labor-management partnerships
  • Small businesses
LOSH home page image: safety training in hazmat suits

WOSHTEP (Worker Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Program) is a statewide effort aimed at reducing job-related injuries and illnesses among California workers. WOSHTEP offers a 24-hour basic health and safety training course and shorter awareness sessions for frontline workers in high hazard industries or occupations; small business resources; young worker health and safety leadership programs; and resource centers. All training is offered in Spanish and English.Click here for Program brochure: acrobat small logo English acrobat small logo Spanish

LOSH is a subunit of UCLA's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) and the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH)


OCTOBER 18-20, 2012: Curso GRATIS sobre cómo prevenir enfermedades y lesiones en el trabajo en español! Para trabajadores lideres, promotores de salud, personal de organizaciones comunitarias y otros interesados en el derecho de todos a tener trabajos sanos y seguros. Este curso participativo y dinámico busca desarrollar la capacidad de los participantes para que sean lideres en sus lugares de trabajo y su comunidad. Recibirán materiales y certificado de asistencia!

WOSHTEP NEEDS ASSESSMENT REPORT: Opportunities to Integrate Worker Health and Safety Education into Building Trades Apprenticeship Programs, March 2010 (PDF)


Deogracia Cornelio
Associate Director of Education
(310) 794-5965

Fernando Tapia
Bilingual Educator/Coordinator
(310) 794-5971