This document defines and distinguishes between a hazard and imminent danger.
This document provides a summary list of employers’ responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or seriously harmed at work. The law requires employers to provide their employees with working conditions that are free of known dangers.
Safety in the Workplace
As an employee, you have the right under OSHA to question unsafe conditions and request inspections, as well as file a lawsuit to get a court order to correct unsafe conditions without retaliation.