This eTool* will help small, low-hazard service or retail businesses implement an emergency action plan, and comply with OSHA’s emergency standards.
OSHA’s new Spanish-language newsletter provides the latest updates on worker rights and safety.
Emergencies can create a variety of hazards for workers in the impacted area. Preparing before an emergency incident plays a vital role in ensuring that employers
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed a handbook summarizes the benefits of an effective safety and health program, provides self-inspection checklists for employers to identify workplace hazards, and reviews key workplace safety and health resources for small businesses.
Assists contractors meet their obligations under Section 503. Includes information supporting contractors on issues related to effective outreach and recruitment of individuals with disabilities and veterans, reasonable accommodations in the workplace, promoting self‐identification as an individual with a disability or a veteran by job applicants and employees, and other relevant topics.
A comprehensive list of resources from the US Department of Labor assisting employers in the hiring of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
OSHA’s eTools and the eMatrix are “stand-alone,” interactive, Web-based training tools on occupational safety and health topics. They are highly illustrated and utilize graphical menus. Some also use expert system modules, which enable the user to answer questions and receive reliable advice on how OSHA regulations apply to their work site
Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe. This year Safe + Sound Week will provide resources for businesses on mental health and well-being. These materials will be posted before the start of Safe + Sound Week.
Why Participate? Successful safety and health programs can proactively identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving sustainability and the bottom line. Participating in Safe + Sound Week can help get your program started, energize an existing one, or provide a chance to recognize your safety successes.
The US Department of Labor hosts a site to support employees and employers for work-related benefits.
this FAQ fact sheet from the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) explains ways that employers may use existing telework programs or allow an individual to work at home as a reasonable accommodation.
The Rogue Business Connections community on LinkedIn allows business and nonprofit leaders in the Rogue Valley to connect and share questions, resources and solutions to the challenges that many businesses face in our region.