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AAFA Briefing on Protecting Workers in Denim Finishing

AAFA Health & Safety Guidance for Workers in Denim Finishing
Audience: AAFA Members Only.


Join us for a webinar briefing on the new AAFA Health and Safety Guidelines for Workers in Denim Finishing (login required). This user-friendly and actionable 84-page report is specifically tailored to protect workers in the denim finishing industry. The guidelines will assist denim finishing facilities in providing a safe and healthy work environment that prevents accidents, injuries, and illnesses by identifying key Health and Safety (H&S) hazards and risks associated with each step of the denim finishing process and defining practical recommendations to eliminate or minimize risks.

The purpose of the webinar briefing is to:

  1. Describe the genesis of and the content of the new AAFA Health & Safety Guidelines for Workers in Denim Finishing and
  2. Hear from brands on why they have chosen to implement the guidelines in the denim finishing facilities in their supply chains


Moderator – Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)
Michelle Tarry, Senior Director, Responsible Sourcing, American Eagle Outfitters
James Widner, Senior Engineer, Garment Finishing, Chico’s FAS
Michael Andrew, Sumerra (Facilitator for development of best practices guidance)


2/12/2019 1:30 PM - 2/12/2019 2:30 PM
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