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File a Safety/Health Complaint

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1972 provides employees and/or their representatives the right to file complaints and request inspections if concerned with the possible existence of safety and health hazards.

If your complaint is regarding pay, this is NOT a workplace safety issue over which TOSHA has jurisdiction.  Please use the online wage complaint form for this issue.  

Complaints from employees and their representatives are taken seriously by TOSHA.  You can report hazards at your workplace using one of the options below.

Call Us

Call the TOSHA office that is located nearest to the place where the hazard(s) exist. Click here for more information

File a Safety/Health Complaint

Click here for more information on how to complete this process online.

Mail or Fax

Send this completed form to:

Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development
Division of Occupational Safety and Health
220 French Landing Drive
Nashville, TN  37243
Phone:  (800) 249-8510
Fax:  (615) 741-3325

Additional Information

Protection Against Retaliation and/or Discrimination

Complainants are protected from retaliation and/or discrimination from their employers.  

Non-Smokers Protection Act

The Non-Smoker Protection Act makes it illegal to smoke in most places where people work.  If you have any questions about complying with the Tennessee Non-Smokers Protection Act, call (800) 293-8228. 

File an Injury Report With Worker's Compensation

If you are injured at work, you should report your injury to your supervisor immediately.