Safety and Health Protection on the Job in Vermont Poster Required
The Safety and Health Protection on the Job in Vermont is a labor law posters poster by the Vermont Department Of Labor. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Vermont, 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 complaint against an employer for being discriminated against with respect to this law, and other rights employees have regarding health and safety.
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• You have the right to notify your employer or VOSHA about work- place hazards. You may ask VOSHA to keep your name conﬁ dential. • You have the right to request a VOSHA 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 ﬁ le a complaint with VOSHA within 30 days of discrimina- tion by your employer for making safety and health complaints or for exercising your rights under the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Act. • You have a right to see VOSHA 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 indicat- ed 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 must post this notice in your workplace. • The Statute provides that employees may not be discharged or dis- criminated against in any way for ﬁ ling safety or health complaint- sor otherwise exercising their rights under the Code. • The Statute also provides that employees who are discriminated against may bring a private action in Superior Court for appropriate relief Including reinstatement, triple wages, damages, costs and reasonable attorney’s fees. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), P.L. 91-596, assures safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women throughout the Nation. To obtain more information on OSHA federal programs, call 1-800-321-OSHA or visit OSHA’s website at www.osha.gov. The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA), in the Vermont Department of Labor, has the primary responsibility for administering the OSH Act in Vermont. To ﬁ le a complaint, report an emergency, or seek VOSHA advice or assis- tance call 1-800-287-2765. Under a plan approved October 1, 1973, by the U.S. Depart- ment of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the State of Vermont is providing job safety and health protection for workers 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 Vermont’s administration of this plan directly to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, John F. Kennedy Federal Building, Room E-340, Boston, MA, 02203, Telephone (617) 565-9860. Safety and Health Protection on the Job The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Code (Title 21 V.S.A. Chapter 3, Sub-Chapters 4 and 5, and the rules adopted (there under) provides job safety and health protection for workers. The purpose of the law is to assure safe and healthful working conditions throughout the State. You have a right to a safe and healthy workplace. Further information, including copies of the Code and of speciﬁ c safety and health standards, may be obtained by contacting: Project WorkSAFE Department of Labor 5 Green Mountain Drive P. O. Box 488 Montpelier, Vermont 05601-0488 Telephone (888) SAFE-YES Toll-free at 1-888-723-3937. 1-800-287-2765 www.labor.vermont.gov ASSISTANCE AND INFORMATION: The plan provides that employers and employees may request free voluntary compliance consultative or training assistance, which is provided by non-enforcement Project WorkSAFE personnel. IT’S THE LAW! (03/14)
Other Vermont Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional sixteen optional and mandatory Vermont 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.vermont.gov/sites/labor/files/doc_library/VOSHA-Safety-Poster.pdf , updated August 2019
- Vermont Labor Law Posters at http://labor.vermont.gov/publications/
- Vermont Department Of Labor
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