Under law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards. If you have concerns, you have the right to speak up about them without fear of retaliation. You also have the right to:

  • Be trained in a language you understand
  • Work on machines that are safe
  • Be provided required safety gear, such as gloves or a harness and lifeline for falls
  • Be protected from toxic chemicals
  • Request an NOSHA inspection, and speak to the inspector
  • Report an injury or illness, and get copies of your medical records
  • See copies of the workplace injury and illness log
  • Review records of work-related injuries and illnesses
  • Get copies of test results done to find hazards in the workplace

Know Your Rights!

Stay informed employee rights and employer responsibilities.

How to file a complaint

The Navajo Nation Occupational Safety and Health Administration gives employees and their representatives an avenue to file a complaint and request an NOSHA inspection of their workplace if they believe there is a serious hazard or their employer is not following...

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Employer Responsibilities

Under the Occupational Safety and Health law, employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace. This is a short summary of key employer responsibilities: Provide a workplace free from serious recognized hazards and comply with standards, rules and...

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