OSHA has published new revised information on both workers’ and employers’ rights. Their main focus, to protect workers from hazards in the workplace, is well described in the following links that lead to the documents recently updated:
Small Entity Compliance Guide for Respiratory Protection Standard –
This great resource helps to better understand OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard. It provides small businesses with a step-by-step guide with checklists for a practical approach for employees to use as a resource.
This handy booklet provides employees with descriptions of the rights they are entitled to under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Everything from how to file a complaint with OSHA, whistleblower protections, educational and training resources, and general rights provides is listed in this document.
Employer Rights and Responsibilities –
This booklet, on the other hand, is designed for employers to use as a resource for information on their rights and responsibilities. OSHA explains what happens after an inspection, defines the types of violations they can be cited for.
This link has additional information to help protect construction, general industry, shipyard workers, and outdoor workers.
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