OSHA requires each employer to post and keep posted a notice informing employees of the protections and obligations provided for in the Act. Such notice shall be posted by the employer in each establishment in a conspicuous place or places where notices to employees are customarily posted. Each employer shall take steps to insure that such notices are not altered, defaced, or covered by other material.
The OSHA Job Safety and Health: It's the Law poster, available for free from OSHA, informs workers of their rights under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. All covered employers are required to display the poster in their workplace. Employers do not need to replace previous versions of the poster. Employers must display the poster in a conspicuous place where workers can see it.
- If you are in a state with an OSHA-approved state plan, there may be a state version of the OSHA poster. Federal government agencies must use the Federal Agency Poster.
- You can get a copy of the OSHA poster in several ways:
- Order a print copy online from the OSHA Publications Web page. The English version is publication number 3165. The Spanish version is publication number 3167.
- Order a print copy by phone. Call OSHA's toll-free number at 1-800-321-6742 (OSHA) or the OSHA Publications Office at 202-693-1888.
- Download a copy from the OSHA Web site. Note: OSHA requires that reproductions or facsimiles of the poster be at least 8.5" x 14" inches with 10 point type. Please see the instructions below for downloading a compliant version of the poster.
The poster is available in Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Korean, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, and Vietnamese. OSHA regulations do not specify or require employers to display the OSHA poster in a foreign language. However, OSHA encourages employers with Spanish-speaking workers to also display the Spanish version of the poster.