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Support for Families of Workers Injured/Killed on the Job

Often when a someone is injured or loses their life on the job his/her loved ones are left without resources and support. We created this information to help family members find the resources and support they need during this difficult time.

Help Yourself

If you are concerned about hazards in your workplace, the following are
some steps you can take to protect your health and safety. Each step
has links to fact sheets that will assist you.

Know Your Rights: Fact Sheet

There are many laws that protect your rights when you work in the United States. It is important to know your rights so you can tell if your employer is following the law. This information tells you what your legal rights are, and where to go for help when you have problems.

Help for Workplace Injuries

If you are injured or become sick because of your work, you have a right to medical treatment and, in some cases, wage replacement benefits under workers compensation. Workers' Compensation is a type of insurance that all Massachusetts employers are required to have for their employees. The following are some steps you can take.

Immigrant Worker Assistance

All workers—no matter where they are from or legal status—are entitled to a safe job, medical treatment for a work injury and the minimum wage.

Healthy Schools Resources

Brochures, forms, studies and reports that provide a myriad of information about MassCOSH's Healthy Schools Program.

More COSH Groups

Find a COSH group in your area.