Hawaii Occupational Safety & Health Laws Poster Required
The Occupational Safety & Health Laws is a labor law posters poster by the Hawaii Department Of Labor and Industrial Relations. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Hawaii, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it. This poster describes many of the rights employees have that have to do with safety in the workplace such as the right to a safe and healthful workplace, to be able to notify their employers about workplace hazards, the right to request an inspection of the workplace and see citations given to the employer saying what is hazardous about the workplace, the right to record your exposure to toxic and harmful substances or conditions onto your medical records, and the right to file a safety and health complaint. Violations of this law will result in penalties to the employer.
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You Have a Right to a Safe and Healthful Workplace IT’S THE LAW! • You have the right to notify your employer or HIOSH (808 -586 -9092) about workplace hazards. HIOSH will keep your name and identity confidential. • You have the right to request a HIOSH inspection if you believe that there are unsafe and/or unhealthful conditions at your workplace. You or your representative may participate in the inspection. • You have a right to see HIOSH citations issued to your employer. Your employer must post the citations at or near the place of the alleged violation. • Your employer must correct workplace hazards by the date indicated on the citation and must certify that these hazards have been reduced or eliminated. • You have the right to copies of your medical records or records of your exposure to toxic and harmful substances or conditions. • Your employer may not discriminate against you for making a safety and health complaint or for exercising your rights under the law, some of which are detailed above. You can file a discrimination complaint with HIOSH within 60 days of the discriminatory act. Private sector employees must also file a discrimination complaint with the OSHA Regional Office below within 30 days of the discriminat ory act or they will lose their rights to pursue a federal claim under section 11(c) of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 after the conclusion of the HIOSH investigation. • Report to OSHA all work -related fatalities within 8 hours, and all inpatient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours. • Provide required training to all workers in a language and vocabulary they can understand. • Your employer must post this notice in the workplace in a prominent location or where such notices are customarily located. The Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Law of 1972, Chapter 396, Hawaii Revised Statutes, assures safe and healthful working conditions for every worker in the State. The Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division (HIOSH) of the state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations, has the primary responsibility for administering the HIOSH Law. HIOSH does not cover those hired for domestic service in or about a private home, maritime or shipbuilding employees, employees covered by a federal agency, and employees working on military installations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) monitors the HIOSH program to ensure its effectiveness. If you believe HIOSH is not meeting its responsibilities, you may file a Complaint About State Prog ram Administration (CASPA) directly to the OSHA Regional Office: Regional Administrator U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration 90 7th Street, Suite 18100 San Francisco, California 94103 Copies of the State law, the HIOSH r ules and Standards or other program information may be obtained at: HIOSH 830 Punchbowl Street, Room 423 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 Telephone: (808) 586- 9100 http://hawaii.gov/labor/hiosh Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TDD/TTY Dial 711 then ask for (808) 586 -8866. Revised 5/30/19
Other Hawaii Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional fifteen optional and mandatory Hawaii labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://labor.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/20190530HIOSH-Poster.pdf , updated August 2019
- Hawaii Labor Law Posters at http://labor.hawaii.gov/labor-law-poster/
- Hawaii Department Of Labor and Industrial Relations
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