A Safe and Healthful Workplace in Tennessee is the Law! Poster Mandatory
The A Safe and Healthful Workplace in Tennessee is the Law! is a Tennessee job safety law poster provided for businesses by the Tennessee Department Of Labor and Workforce Development. This is a required poster for all Tennessee employers, and any business that fails to post this notification may be subject to penalties or fines.
This poster details Tennessee's laws on safety and health in the workplace. It declares that the State underwrites health and safety in the workplace, specifically with the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972. More specifically, citizens in the State of Tennessee have several rights under the law: One, employees have the right, confidentially if they so choose, to notify their employer or the government about a TOSHA violation. Two, employees can request a TOSHA inspection if they believe their workplace to be in violation of the law.
Three, employees can have TOSHA vitiation issued to their employer, which must then be posted publicly. Four, employers cited by TOSHA must correct hazards by the suspense given them by TOSHA when they found themselves cited or risk being shut down by TOSHA. Five, employees have a right to know if they are exposed to dangerous or harmful substances as well as a right to have such exposure be permanently annotated in their medical records. Finally, employees must post all of these rights and standards publicly and shall not willfully prevent any employee from exercising any of these rights.
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
More Tennessee Labor Law Posters 8 PDFS
Minimum-Wage.org provides an additional seven required and optional Tennessee labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print and post all required state labor law posters, as well as all of the mandatory federal labor law posters.
|Tennessee Poster Name||Poster Type|
|Required Tennessee Workers' Compensation Insurance Posting Notice||Workers Compensation Law|
|Required Tennessee Workers' Compensation Insurance Posting Notice (Spanish)||Workers Compensation Law|
|Required Unemployment Insurance Poster for Employees||Unemployment Law|
|Required Unemployment Insurance Poster for Employees (Spanish)||Unemployment Law|
|Required A Safe and Healthful Workplace in Tennessee is the Law!||Job Safety Law|
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