A Safe and Healthful Workplace in Tennessee is the Law! Poster Required
The A Safe and Healthful Workplace in Tennessee is the Law! is a labor law posters poster by the Tennessee Department Of Labor and Workforce Development. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Tennessee, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all employers so that all employees can see it. This poster describes the right that employees have to a safe workplace, how to request an inspection, how an employee can file a safety and health complaint, what employers must do to keep the workplace safe for employees and the right for employees to copies of their medical records to show that they were exposed to toxic and harmful substances or conditions while working for an employer.
TN All-In-One Labor Poster: Instead of printing out dozens of posters, employers can also purchase an all-in-one poster that covers both Tennessee and Federal poster requirements by clicking here .
You Have a Right to a Safe and Healthful Workplace. IT’S THE LAW! • You have the right to notify your employer or TOSHA about workplace hazards. You may ask TOSHA to keep your name confidential. • You have the right to request a TOSHA inspection if you believe that there are unsafe and unhealthful conditions in your workplace. You or your representative may participate in the inspection. • You can file a complaint with TOSHA within 30 days of discrimination by your employer for making safety and health complaints or for exercising your rights under the TOSHA Act or the Tennessee Hazardous Chemical Right-to-Know Act. • You have a right to see TOSHA 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 rights under the Tennessee Right to Know Law concerning hazardous chemicals in your work area. Your employer must provide training about health effects, protective measures, safe handling procedures, as well as information on interpreting labels and safety data sheets (SDS). You must be provided access to the safety data sheets and the workplace chemical list. • You have the right to copies of your medical records or records of your exposure to toxic and harmful substances or conditions. • Your employer must post this notice in your workplace. The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972 , T.C.A. §§ 50-3-101 et seq., assures safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women throughout the state. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Occupational Safety and Health (TOSHA) has the primary responsibility for administering the TOSHA Act. The rights listed here may vary depending on the particular circumstances. To file a complaint, report an emergency or seek TOSHA advice, assistance or information, call 800-249-8510 or your nearest TOSHA office. • Chattanooga (423) 634-6424 • Jackson (731) 423-5640 • Kingsport (423) 224-2042 • Knoxville (865) 594-6180 • Memphis (901) 543-7259 • Nashville (615) 741-2793. To file a complaint online or obtain information on Federal OSHA and other state programs, visit OSHA’s website at www. osha.gov. For additional information on TOSHA visit www. http://tn.gov/workforce/section/tosha. (REV. 3/16) Authorization No. 337330
Other Tennessee Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional seven optional and mandatory Tennessee 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.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/workforce/documents/majorpublications/requiredposers/TOSHA_Poster_Legal_Size.pdf , updated February 2023
- Tennessee Labor Law Posters at http://www.tn.gov/workforce/article/required-posters
- Tennessee Department Of Labor and Workforce Development
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