Fed Job Safety Notice (OSHA)

U.S. Department of LaborOccupational Safety and Health AdministrationJob Safety and Health IT’S THE LAW!

All workers have the right to:

  • ƒƒA safe workplace.
  • Raise a safety or health concern with your employer or OSHA, or report a work-related injury or illness, without being retaliated against.
  • ƒƒReceive information and training on job hazards, including all hazardous substances in your workplace.
  • ƒƒRequest a confidential OSHA inspection of your workplace if you believe there are unsafe or unhealthy conditions. You have the right to have a representative contact OSHA on your behalf.
  • ƒƒParticipate (or have your representative participate) in an OSHA inspection and speak in private to the inspector.
  • ƒƒFile a complaint with OSHA within 30 days (by phone, online or by mail) if you have been retaliated against for using your rights.
  • ƒƒSee any OSHA citations issued to your employer.
  • ƒƒRequest copies of your medical records, tests that measure hazards in the workplace, and the workplace injury and illness log.

Employers must:

  • ƒProvide employees a workplace free from recognized hazards. It is illegal to retaliate against an employee for using any of their rights under the law, including raising a health and safety concern with you or with OSHA, or reporting a work-related injury or illness.
  • ƒƒComply with all applicable OSHA standards.
  • ƒƒNotify OSHA within 8 hours of a workplace fatality or within 24 hours of any work-related inpatient hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye.
  • ƒƒProvide required training to all workers in a language and vocabulary they can understand.
  • ƒƒProminently display this poster in the workplace.
  • ƒƒPost OSHA citations at or near the place of the alleged violations.

On-Site Consultation services are available to small and medium-sized employers, without citation or penalty, through OSHA‑supported consultation programs in every state.

Contact OSHA. We can help.

1-800-321-OSHA (6742) • TTY 1-877-889-5627 • www.osha.gov

OSHA 3165-04R 2019