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About Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Get off that ladder! Watch your step! Heads up! The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is on a mission to assure the safety and health of the American workforce. OSHA establishes safety standards and provides enforcement, training, and incentives. It has almost 100offices nationwide. All workers, except miners, transportation workers, public employees, and the self-employed, fall under the protection of OSHA. The agency publishes a long list of guides and fact sheets. The agency, part of the US Department of Labor, was created in 1970 by the Occupational Health and Safety Act. 


OSHA provides a free on-site consultation service for small businesses with fewer than150 workers at a site (and around 450 employees nationwide). Its compliance assistance specialists provide general information about OSHA standards and compliance assistance resources.

Geographic Reach

The company offers its services in the 50 states and also in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Wake Island.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

200 Constitution Ave NW N3626
Washington, DC 20210-0001
Phone: 1 (202) 693-2000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Labor: Jordan Barab
Director Information Technology: Cheryle A. Greenaugh
Assistant Secretary, Labor: David Michaels
Employees (This Location): 480
Employees (All Locations): 2,384

Major Office Locations

Washington, DC