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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about issues relating to Workplace Safety in Pennsylvania.

  • How to File a Complaint with OSHA

    Information from the United States Department of Labor about the process for filing a complaint about workplace safety with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. The process is also explained, including when OSHA will do an investigation. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
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  • OSHA Hazard Awareness Advisor

    The OSHA Hazard Awareness Advisor from the United States Department of Labor is designed to help general industry employers and workers identify possible safety and health hazards in their workplace, and to direct users to OSHA standards addressing those hazards. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • OSHA Online Complaint Form

    Online form to report workplace safety issues. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) stresses that this form should NOT be used to report emergencies. To report an emergency, fatality, or imminent life threatening situation please use the OSHA toll free number immediately: 1-800-321-OSHA (6742); TTY 1-877-889-5627 Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • The Whistleblower Program

    Information from the United States Department of Labor on the Whistleblower Protection Program. This program enforces the whistleblower provisions of more than twenty whistleblower statutes protecting employees who report violations of various workplace safety laws. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Worker's Compensation FAQs

    Frequently asked question regarding worker's compensation from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
  • Workers Rights under OSHA

    Information from the United States Department of Labor on worker rights under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
  • Your Rights as a Whistleblower - Fact Sheet

    You may file a complaint with OSHA if your employer retaliates against you by taking unfavorable personnel action because you engaged in protected activity relating to workplace safety and health, commercial motor carrier safety, pipeline safety, air carrier safety, nuclear safety, the environment, asbestos in schools, corporate fraud, SEC rules or regulations, railroad carrier safety or security, or public transportation agency safety or security. [PDF] Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
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    Spanish / Español