BOSTON, MA – May 9, 2024 – The combined houses of the Massachusetts Legislature announced the Resolution celebrating North America Occupational Safety and Health Week (May 5 to May 11) and Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day of May 8th. Thomas A. Rich, Corporate Safety Director at Walsh Brothers, Incorporated, Past-President Greater Boston Chapter ASSP, and Current Government Affairs Chair, attended to hear the Resolution read into the Senate roll-call.

This annual event is the culmination of the efforts of our very own Thomas A. Rich, CSP, ASP, CHST, Chair Government Affairs, Greater Boston Chapter ASSP, who diligently works behind the scenes with Senator Walter F. Timilty, (D) Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth District, and Representative Bruce J. Ayers, (D) 1st Norfolk District.

Thomas Rich and Anthony Lancia, District Director for the Office of Senator Timilty, spent weeks organizing the draft and collecting signatures from the State Legislature in support of our cause to reduce occupational injuries for the American worker.

Greater Boston Chapter ASSP sincerely appreciates Senator Walter F. Timilty, Representative Bruce Ayers, and the rest of the Massachusetts State Legislature for their continued support of National Safety Week.

About Walsh Brothers
Walsh Brothers, Incorporated, founded in 1901 and based in Boston, is a leading construction management firm well known for its work on complex, high-quality, and sensitive building projects in a wide range of industries and specialties for world-class health care, academic and research institutions. For more information, please visit or

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