TOSHA Resource Center

These resources will help you meet TOSHA requirements, provide a format for annual training, and help employees work safely.

Fact Sheets

Sharps Injury Prevention List and Information

In all workplaces where employees are exposed to contaminated needles or other contaminated sharps, the employer shall comply with 29CFR 1910.1030, Tennessee Code Annotated 50-3-203(e)(1)-(e)(4) and Tennessee Rule 0800-1-10. This fact sheet will assist employers in complying with changes within T.C.A.

Videos

  • Excavating and Trenching Video

    A short, informative video that provides guidance on both the dangers and prevention methods for excavating and trenching.

  • TOSHA Hazard Communications Video

    TOSHA explains how to handle and identify hazardous chemicals. Proper storage and use of PPE to remain safe from chemical injuries is also discussed.

  • TOSHA Special Emphasis Programs Video

    This video discusses the four areas for which TOSHA has Special Emphasis Programs:

    Fall Protection, Noise, Carbon Monoxide, Trenching and Excavating.

  • Personal Protective Equipment: Your Responsibilities Video

    TOSHA explains how employees can wear and maintain gloves, mask, and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) properly.

  • PPE Employer: Last Line of Defense Video

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Video

    TOSHA explains how workers can protect themselves from Bloodborne Pathogens such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV.

If you would like to purchase any of the videos please contact Tina.Kline-Douglas@tn.gov. The videos range in price from $10-$30.

Brochures

  • What To Do Booklet

    How to be in compliance with the Hazard Communication Standard and the Tennessee Hazardous Chemical Right-to-Know Law.

  • Employment Opportunities

    TOSHA outlines the types of jobs available and what type of training and education is required.

TOSHA PowerPoint Presentations

  • All About TOSHA

    An overview on the history of TOSHA and a description of everything TOSHA does - inspections, awards programs, consultative services, etc. - to help keep Tennessee workers safe.

  • Globally Harmonized Hazard Communications

    This presentation discusses various types of chemicals and how to classify and safely store them.

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Presentation

    The various types of diseases that can be contracted from bloodborne pathogens are explored, as well as ways to prevent them.