This section covers a variety of key aspects related to employee safety and wellness. The first major area of information covers the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
The OSH Act covers employers and their employees either directly through federal OSHA or through an OSHA-approved state program. State programs must meet or exceed federal OSHA standards for workplace safety and health.
This section covers OSHA guidelines for the following:
- Small business support
- Training tools
- OSHA posters and publications
- OSHA compliance assistance tools and resources
- OSHA FAQs