The Occupational Safety and Health Act establishes that employers must provide their employees with a safe and healthy work environment.
The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulates occupational safety and health for employers in these states where Erie Insurance does business: Illinois, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.
Within ERIE’s territory, the following states have OSHA-approved state occupational safety and health plans. These states enforce their own occupational safety and health standards and regulations that are approved by OSHA:
The U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) regulates occupational safety and health for surface and underground mining employers in all states.
These Web sites contain regulations as well as a wealth of additional information and material related to occupational safety and health. Our risk control consultants can help you learn how to find and use the information on these Web sites.
Contact your Agent and ERIE’s risk control consultants for more information about how you can maintain a safe working environment.