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Legal Topics: Workplace Safety

Statutes and Regulations: (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.)

  • United States Code Title 29, Chapter 15 Occupational Safety and Health.
  • 29 CFR Chapter XX, Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
  • Resources:

  • How to File a Complaint with OSHA, from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, United States Department of Labor (OSHA).
  • Information for Small Business, from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, United States Department of Labor (OSHA).
  • Information for Workers, from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, United States Department of Labor (OSHA).
  • Minnesota OSHA Compliance, from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.
  • Workplace Safety, from Findlaw.
  • Workplace Safety & Health, from the United States Department of Labor.
  • Workplace Safety: an Overview, from Wex, the legal encyclopedia from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell.
  • Your Health & Safety in the Workplace, from Nolo.
  • Resources, workplace violence:

  • Recommendations for Workplace Violence Prevention Programs in Late-Night Retail Establishments , from OSHA.
  • Workplace Violence publications from OSHA.
  • Workplace Violence: Understand and Avoid It, from Nolo.

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