NJCHS volunteers at Capuchin Kitchen

By UAW Ford Joint Programs • In Health & Safety, NewsComments Off on NJCHS volunteers at Capuchin Kitchen

The NJCHS (National Joint Committee on Health and Safety) has volunteered their time over the last couple weeks serving meals at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen in downtown Detroit, as part of their department’s community activities. The Capuchin Soup Kitchen has been serving Detroit for over 125 years providing food, clothing

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2014 Summer Shutdown Safety Achievements

By UAW Ford Joint Programs • In Health & SafetyComments Off on 2014 Summer Shutdown Safety Achievements

 SUMMER SHUTDOWN SUCCESS LTR 2014 PDF The attached recognition letter was sent out to all U.S. Manufacturing Plant Chairpersons and Plant Managers. The NJCHS wants to personally thank you for your part in another outstanding shutdown safety performance. You should be very proud of the results of your efforts.  Feel

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ERT members save an employee’s life (Woodhaven)

By UAW Ford Joint Programs • In Health & Safety, UncategorizedComments Off on ERT members save an employee’s life (Woodhaven)

ERT members Lee Wolf (left) and Brian Mullins (Right) arrived on scene and took over performing CPR, including use of the defibrillator. The ERT members worked tirelessly, until the employees heart started beating again at which time he was transported to the local Emergency room. It is without a doubt

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UAW-Ford Honors Workers’ Memorial Day on April 26

By UAW Ford Joint Programs • In Health & SafetyComments Off on UAW-Ford Honors Workers’ Memorial Day on April 26

The UAW and Ford Motor Company will honor Workers’ Memorial Day on Friday, April 26, 2013. During the 2011 Negotiations, the UAW and Ford Motor Company agreed to an addition to Appendix S that asks plants to pause for a moment of silence on each operating shift in remembrance of

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UAW-Ford Sponsors Michigan EMS Expo

By UAW Ford Joint Programs • In Health & SafetyComments Off on UAW-Ford Sponsors Michigan EMS Expo

On April 11-14, 2013, the UAW-Ford Health and Safety Program sponsored the Michigan EMS Expo at Cobo Hall in Detroit, MI. The Michigan EMS Expo is the largest training venue for emergency medical technicians in the state, offering a wide variety of continuing education credits for those who work in

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UAW-Ford Ergonomics Teams Win at 2013 Applied Ergonomics Conference

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Members of UAW-Ford Local Ergonomic Committees (LEC) recently attended the 2013 Applied Ergonomics Conference in Dallas, Texas with a focus on improved competency and continuous learning.  In addition to attending sessions addressing the latest issues in the world of ergonomics, the UAW-Ford National Joint Committee on Health & Safety also

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