Utah Printable Free Job Safety Law Posters Workplace Safety and Health in the State of Utah Poster Mandatory

The Workplace Safety and Health in the State of Utah is an Utah job safety law poster provided for businesses by the Utah Labor Commission. This is a required poster for all Utah employers, and any business that fails to post this notification may be subject to penalties or fines.

This poster delineates Utah's laws on safety and health in the workplace. It begins by clearly stating that the notice, the poster itself, must be clearly displayed in the workplace. It goes on to note that the foundation for Utah's standards for a safe and healthful place of work derive from the Utah Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972. Further, it notes that the Government, specifically the Utah Labor Commission, of the State of Utah is responsible for underwriting and enforcing, if necessary, the Utah OSHA Act. It goes on to declare that employees have six basic rights or duties in regards to the 1972 OSHA law:

One, employees must comply with all workplace safety and health standards set by their employer. Two, employers have the right to notify their employers about workplace hazards or suspected OSHA violations. Three, employees can file an OSHA complaint with the Utah Labor Commission. Four, employees are entitled to see all OSHA citations, if any exist, issued to their employer. Five, employees are entitled to knowing that their employees has corrected or is correcting any issues raised by the Labor Commission in regards to OSHA. Six, employees have a right to copies of their medical records with any hazards from the workplace noted in them.

Employers also have some basic rights or duties under the Utah OSH Act of 1972: One, they are required to report all workplace incidents in a timely manner. Two, they are required to report all incidents completely and truthfully. Three, employers must accept OSHA inspections at any time and correct deficiencies found and noted by citations in a timely manner and with the intent of amending the problem, absent any purpose of evasion. Four, employers are afforded the right to respectfully contest an OSHA violation in court for up to thirty days following an original citation. The poster closes by encouraging any readers to contact the State of Utah Labor Commission with any questions, comments, or concerns.

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W	orkplace Safety and Health in the State of Utah	 	
The Utah Occupationa	l Safety and Health Act 	of 1973 	requires Utah employers to provide a 	safe a	nd healthful 	workplace	, free from 	
recognized hazards that are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees. 	 The Utah Occupational Safety and Health	 	
Division 	(UOSH	) of the Utah Labor Commission, has t	he pri	mary responsibility	 for administering the Utah Occupational Safety and 	
Health	 Act. 	 	
You have 	the obligation to comply	 with all workplace safety and health rules established by your employer.	 	
You have the rig	ht to n	otify your employer or 	UOSH	 about workp	lace 	hazards	. You 	may ask to 	keep your na	me confidential. 	 	
You have the right 	to request a 	UOSH	 ins	pection	 if you believe that there are unsafe or unhealthful conditions in your workplace. 	 	
You can	 file a 	co	mplaint with 	UOSH	 if you	 feel that your e	mployer has 	retaliated 	against you for 	making safety or health 	
co	mplaints	, or for exerc	ising your rights under the Utah Occupational Safety and Health	 Act. Such 	whistleblower 	co	mplaints 	
must be 	filed within 30 days.	 	
You have a right to 	see all 	UOSH	 citations issued to your e	mployer	. Your e	mployer must	 post the citations at or near the place	 of the 	
alleged violation. You 	may request an infor	mal review	 of the abate	ment period	 granted to the 	employer.	 	
You have the right to 	know 	your e	mployer 	is obligated to 	correct workplace hazards	 by the date indicated on the citation and 	
must certi	fy that these hazards have be	en reduced or eli	minated.	 	
You have the rig	ht to 	copies of your 	medical records	 or records of your exposure to toxic and harmful substances or 	con	ditions. 	 	
Employers 	are required to notify 	UOSH	 at (801)	 530	-6901 	within 8 hours of occurrence of all fatalities, disabl	ing, significant, and 	
serious inju	ries 	or illnesses to workers. 	 You can call in your report 	24 hours a day, 7 days a week	.   Tools, equip	ment,	 materials, or 	
other evidence that 	might pertain t	o the cause of such accid	ents shall not be re	moved or destroyed until authorized by	 UOSH	.  You are 	
also requir	ed to investigate 	all i	ncide	nts of worker injuries and occupational 	illnesses.  	 	
“Disabling and serious	” includes,	 but is not	 limited to any	 injury or ill	ness res	ulting	 in im	mediate ad	mittance to the hospit	al, per	manent 	
or te	mpora	ry i	mpair	ment	 where	 part of	 the b	ody is 	made function	ally useless 	or is substantially reduced in efficiency	 and 	which would 	
require t	reat	ment by a medi	cal do	ctor	, such as 	amputation, fracture, deep	 cuts, severe burns, electric shock, sight impair	ment, loss of 	
consciousness, and concussions; illnesses that could	 shorten	 life	 or sign	ificantly reduce physical or 	mental efficiency	 inhibiting the 	
nor	mal function of a part of the body	, such as 	cancer,	 silicosis,	 asbestosis, hearing i	mpai	rment and vis	ual i	mpai	rment.	 	
UOSH	 may	 enter	 at reasonable	 times without delay any work place 	under its jurisdiction 	to 	conduct an 	inspe	ction, 	investi	gation, or 	
inter	view a r	easonable n	umber	 of 	employees to deter	mine c	omplian	ce with	 the 	Utah 	Act	, rules and standards. 	 Citation	s may 	be issued if	 	
an 	employer is	 in violation of any 	of those 	rule	s or standard	s.  	A seri	ous violation 	may 	be asses	sed a proposed penalty of 	up to 	$7,000. 	  	
W	illful or Repeated violations 	may be assessed a 	proposed pe	nalty 	up to 	$70,	000. 	 Failure to correct or abate a 	violation 	may res	ult in 	
additi	onal penalties 	not to exceed $7,	000 for each day 	each 	violation is not corrected.	 	
The 	Utah 	Labor Commission will 	provide an adjudicati	ve formal 	hearing	 with its Division of Adjudication, when 	an e	mployer files a 	
written notice of contest within 30 days 	of recei	pt of the 	citation. 	 Upon expiration of th	at 	30 day period	, the 	citation and 	proposed 	
penalties are final and	 not subject to review by any court or a	gency.	  Employers 	may also request an infor	mal review of any citation, 	
proposed penalty or abate	men	t p	eriod.  Infor	mal reviews do not extend the 30 	days in which an e	mployer must file a written notice of 	
contest for a f	ormal heari	ng.  	 	
To 	report a workplace fatality or injury, 	file a 	workplace safety 	complaint, or 	for 	assistance	 please	 call (	801) 530	-6901 or (800) 	530	-5090	. 	
To file a 	safety 	complaint online or obtain m	ore information	 about 	UOSH	 programs 	please 	visit 	our website 	
www.laborcommission.utah.gov.	  To obtain 	more 	information about safety and health in the workplace, please contact the Consultation 	
Program at (801) 530	-6855 	 	
State of 	Utah Labor Com	m	ission	 	
Utah Occupational Safety and Health	 	
160 East 300 South,	 Third	 Floor	 	
PO Box 146650	 	
Salt 	Lake City, Utah 84114	-6650	 	
(801) 530	-6901	 	
Fax (801) 530	-7606	 	
Toll	-Free   1	-800	-530	-5090	 	
www.laborcommission.utah.	gov	 	
Reporting Injuries         (801) 530	-6901	 	
Compliance Program   (801) 530	-6901	 	
Consultation Program (801) 530	-6855	 	
“Working 	together	 we c	an make the	 beauti	ful State of	 Utah a saf	er place	 to work, ele	vating	 our safety	 and health 	culture	 to a	 higher level of 	excellence”	 	
Rev. 	05.27.16

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