Michigan Safety & Health Protection on the Job Poster Mandatory
The Michigan Safety & Health Protection on the Job is a Michigan workers compensation law poster provided for businesses by the Michigan Department Of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. This is a required poster for all Michigan employers, and any business that fails to post this notification may be subject to penalties or fines.
MICHIGAN SAFETY AND HEALTHPROTECTION ON THE JOB THE MICHIGAN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT, 1974 P.A. 154, AS AMENDED, REQUIRES POSTING OF THIS DOCUMENT IN A CENTRAL AND CONSPICUOUS LOCATION. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN A PENALTY. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act (MIOSH Act), Act No. 154 of the Public Acts of 1974, as amended, provides job safety and health protection for Michigan employees through the maintenance of safe and healthful working conditions. Under the MIOSH Act and a state plan approved in September 1973 by the U.S. Department of Labor, the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity is responsible for administering the Act. Department representatives conduct job site inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with the Act and with safety and health standards. The contents of this poster describe many important provisions of the Act. These provisions apply equally to employers and employees in either private industry or the public sector. EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTS: MIOSHA requires that each employer: 1. Furnish to each employee employment and a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to the employee. 2. Comply with promulgated rules and standards and with orders issued pursuant to the Act. 3. Post this and other notices and use other appropriate measures to keep his or her employees informed of their protection and obligations under the Act, including the provisions of applicable rules and standards. 4. Notify the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity within 8 hours of any work-related fatality. Notification may be accomplished by calling 1-800-858-0397. 5. Notify the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity within 24 hours of all work-related inpatient hospitalizations, amputations and losses of an eye. Notification may be accomplished by calling 844-464-6742 (4MIOSHA). 6. Make available to employees, for inspection and copying, all medical records and health data in the employer’s possession pertaining to that employee. 7. Afford an employee an opportunity with or without compensation to attend all meetings between the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity and the employer relative to any appeal of a citation by the employer. 8. Give the representative of employees the opportunity to accompany the department during the inspection or investigation of a place of employment and to prohibit the suffering of any loss of wages or fringe benefits or discriminate against the representative of employees for time spent participating in the inspection, investigation, or opening and closing conferences. 9. Provide personal protective equipment, at the employer’s expense, when it is specifically required by a MIOSHA standard. 10. Not permit an employee, other than an employee whose presence is necessary to avoid, correct or remove an imminent danger, to operate equipment or engage in a process which has been tagged by the Department and which is the subject of an order issued by the Department identifying that an imminent danger exists. 11. T o promptly notify an employee who was or is being exposed to toxic materials or harmful physical agents in concentrations or at levels which exceed those prescribed by a MIOSHA standard. EMPLOYEE REQUIREMENTS: MIOSHA requires that each employee: 1. Comply with promulgated rules and standards and with orders issued pursuant to the Act. 2. Not remove, displace, destroy, or carry off a safeguard furnished or provided for use in a place of employment, or interfere in any way with the use thereof by any other person. INSPECTIONS/INVESTIGATIONS: Inspections and investigations are conducted by trained personnel. The Act requires that an employer representative and a representative of employees be given an opportunity to accompany the department representative for the purpose of aiding in the inspection or investigat\ ion. If a representative of employees does not participate, the department representative will consult with a number of employees concerning matters of safety or health in the place of employment. MORE INFORMATION: Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration 530 W. Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643 Lansing, Michigan 48909-8143 www.michigan.gov/miosha COMPLAINTS: Employees and employee representatives who believe that an unsafe or unhealthful condition exists in their workplace have the right to request an inspection by giving written notice to the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity. If a condition exists which may present an immediate danger, the Department should be notified in the most expedient manner without regard to a written notice. The names of complainants will be kept confidential and not revealed upon the request of the employee. Employees also have the right to bring unsafe or unhealthful conditions to the attention of the department representative during the conduct of an inspection or investigation. The Act provides that employees may not be discharged or in any manner discriminated against for filing a complaint or exercising any of their rights under the Act. An employee who believes he or she has been discriminated against may file a complaint with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity within 30 days of the alleged discrimination. The U.S. Department of Labor is monitoring the operation of the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) to assure the effective administration of the state act. Any person may make a written complaint regarding the state administration of the state act directly to the Regional Office of OSHA, 230 South Dearborn, Chicago, Illinois 60604. CITATIONS: If upon inspection or investigation the Michgan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity believes that a requirement of the Act has been violated, a citation alleging such violation and setting a time period for correction will be issued to the employer. The citation must be prominently posted at or near the place of the alleged violation for three days or until the violation is corrected, whichever is later. The Act provides for first instance penalties of up to $7,000 for a violation. Penalties of up to $7,000 per day may be assessed for failure to correct a violation within a proposed abatement period. Any employer who willfully or repeatedly violates the Act may be assessed penalties of up to $70,000 for each such violation. Employers may appeal the alleged citation, the proposed penalties or the abatement periods to the Department and to the Board of Health and Safety Compliance and Appeals. Employees may appeal the abatement period in a similar manner. Employees also may appeal to the Board of Health and Safety Compliance and Appeals any decision issued by the Department in response to an employer appeal. Criminal penalties also are provided for in the Act. A person who knowingly makes a false statement or report pursuant to the Act upon conviction is punishable by a fine of up to $10,000 or may be imprisoned for not more than 6 months or both. Any willful violation resulting in death of an employee, upon conviction, is punishable by a fine of up to $10,000 or by imprisonment for not more than one year or both. A second conviction doubles the maximum monetary penalty and is punishable by imprisonment for up to three years. THIS IS AN IMPORTANT DOCUMENT - DO NOT COVER! MIOSHA Complaint Hotline ................................ 1-800-866-4674 Fatality Hotline ................................................... 1-800-858-0397 MIOSHA Injuries/Illnesses Reporting ................. 1-844-464-6742 Consultation and Training Assistance ................ 1-517-284-7720 The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) is a e\ qual opportunity employers/program. MIOSHA/CET 2010 (06/21) VOLUNTARY ACTIVITY & COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE:: The act encourages employers and employees to reduce workplace hazards voluntarily. The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity offers limited on-site consultation assistance to employers to assist them in achieving compliance with occupational safety and health standards. Training specialists are available and can give advice on the correction of hazardous conditions and on the development of safety and health systems. Department staff are available to conduct seminars and training relative to occupational safety and health for both employer and employee groups. Requests for service should be addressed to the department at the address shown below. The U.S. Department of Labor will continue to enforce federal standards governing maritime operations of long shoring, shipbuilding, ship breaking and ship repairing. These issues are not covered by the Michigan Plan for Occupational Safety and Health.
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