Occupational Safety & Health Admin.
Est. 1970 by Congress
The purpose of OSHA is to protect workers by reducing workplace hazards and to implement new or improve existing safety and health programs. We employ and protect thousands of workers throughout the country.
OSHA Protects the Following Rights:
- a safe workplace
- an employees ability to raise concerns without retaliation
- receive information and training on hazards and hazardous materials
- OSHA inspections of workplace and reports
- file a complaint if retaliated against for using above rights
OSHA Employers Must:
- provide a safe workplace free from hazards
- comply with standards
- provide training
- report all work related fatalities or serious injuries