Safety and Health

Alert: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has resources to help employers and workers prepare for and respond to coronavirus in the workplace.

What do I need to know about ensuring a safe and healthy workplace?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is committed to helping you ensure safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance.

Who regulates safety and health in my workplace?

Under the OSH Act, worker safety and health is handled either by federal OSHA or State Plans. State Plans are OSHA-approved workplace safety and health programs operated by individual states or U.S. territories. There are 22 OSHA-Approved State Plans covering both private sector and state and local government workers and seven State Plans covering only state and local government workers. 


Please select one of the following questions to learn more about workplace safety and health and find out whom to contact if you need more information.