Maine Occupational Safety & Health Regulations Poster
The Occupational Safety & Health Regulations Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Maine Department Of Labor. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers in the public sector.
Updated 11/2019. This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees in the Public Sector will see it. This poster describes the rights that employees have to a safe and healthy workplace, how to file for safety and health complaints, and who to contact to ask for a health inspection or for some information on safety and health in the workplace.
ME All-In-One Labor Poster: Instead of printing out dozens of posters, employers can also purchase an all-in-one poster that covers both Maine and Federal poster requirements by clicking here .
Who can you contact to ask for an inspection or for safety and health information? Maine Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Standards 45 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0045 207-623-7900 TTY users call Maine Relay 711. Email: [email protected] Web site: www.maine.gov/labor/bls rev. 11/19 Occupational Safety and Health Regulations for Public Sector Workplaces How are you protected? By law, an employer must provide a safe and healthful workplace for employees. Periodically, safety and health inspectors from the Maine Department of Labor will show up at your workplace to make sure your employer is following Safety and Health Regulations. You have a right to report work-related injuries and illnesses. If you think your workplace is unsafe, you or your representative can contact the Maine Department of Labor and request an inspection. You can request that your name be kept confidential. Employers, employees and employee representatives may go with the inspector on the inspection of your job site. Your employer may be cited and penalized if unsafe or unhealthful conditions are found during an inspection. Citations must be posted at or near the place of the alleged violation. Your employer must correct unsafe and unhealthful conditions found during an inspection. Employers that repeat safety and health violations or that violate the law on purpose may face fines, civil charges, or criminal charges. You cannot be fired or discriminated against for filing a safety and health complaint or reporting a work-related injury or illness. You can file a complaint with the Director of the Bureau of Labor Standards within 30 days of such an alleged violation. Public sector employers must place this poster in the workplace where workers can easily see it. Maine has an Occupational Safety and Health Law that protects state, county and municipal government employees from workplace safety and health hazards. M.R.S.A. Title 26: Labor and Industry Bureau of La bor St andards Under a plan approved August 5, 2015, by the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the State of Maine is providing job safety and health protection for workers in the public sector throughout the State. OSHA will monitor the operation of this plan to assure that continued approval is merited. Any person may make a complaint regarding the State administration of this plan directly to the Regional Office of OSHA, JFK Federal Building, Room E-340, Boston, Massachusetts 02203. Telephone: 617-565-9860 | Fax: 617-565-9827. For after-hours fatality/catastrophe reporting: 207-592-4501 or email [email protected]. This poster is available online at no charge and may be copied: https://www.maine.gov/labor/posters/ The Maine Department of Labor provides equal opportunity in employment and programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available to people with disabilities upon request.
Other Maine Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional thirteen optional and mandatory Maine 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://www.maine.gov/labor/docs/2022/posters/oshr/OCCUPATIONAL%20SAFETY%20AND%20HEALTH%20REGULATIONS_English.pdf , updated December 2022
- Maine Labor Law Posters at http://www.maine.gov/labor/posters/
- Maine Department Of Labor
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