Every year, thousands of Americans die from work-related illnesses and injuries, and nearly 3 million suffer occupational injuries. We push the government to put in place stronger workplace health and safety protections, and we defend existing safeguards from industry attacks.
What you can do
Public Citizen fights for stronger worker and workplace protections. Here are our latest initiatives.
Defending worker health and safety standards
The Trump administration and Congress are trying to roll back worker health and safety protections. We’re fighting to keep these standards in place.
The Impact of Heat Stress on Workers of Color
High temperatures can cause heat stroke and even death, while exacerbating asthma and heart disease. Climate change is making things worse. Here's how to help workers.