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Know Your Rights! Every worker has the right to a safe workplace under the OSH Act. Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards.
The death of a construction worker in Webster, NH has prompted an investigation by OSHA, which is looking into three other construction-related fatalities in recent months.
An employer must provide proper training for all workers who are required to work in permit spaces. After the training, employers must ensure that the employees have acquired the understanding, knowledge and skills necessary to safely perform their duties.
Young workers have high rates of job-related injury. These injuries are often the result of the many hazards present in the places they typically work, such as restaurants, warehouses or in construction.
The State of Safety: A State-by-State Report by the National Safety Council shows where states are on track or falling short on road safety, home and community safety, and workplace safety