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Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration

News & Announcements


Safe + Sound Week 2018 to be held August 13-19

The second annual Safe + Sound Week will be held Aug. 13-19, 2018. The event is a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the value of workplace safety and health programs. These programs can help employers and workers identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving a company’s financial bottom line. Throughout this week, organizations are encouraged to host events and activities that showcase the core elements of an effective safety and health program, including: management leadership, worker participation, and finding and fixing workplace hazards. For more information and to sign-up for email updates, visit the Safe + Sound Week webpage


Tennessee OSHA improves occupational safety and health through enforcement of the general industry, construction and agricultural occupational safety and health standards in workplaces.

Consultative Services

We assist employers in achieving a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. Reduce workplace injuries and illnesses, reduce costs, and increase profits without the worry of citations or monetary penalties. This no-cost service is designed to assist employers in developing or enhancing safety and health management systems.

Training & Education

TOSHA Training Services assist employers, employees, and their representatives in reducing safety and health hazards in their workplaces and in complying with the requirements of Tennessee OSHA standards and regulations. Join us in our effort of reducing safety and health hazards in your workplace.

Fatality, Hospitalization & Amputation Reporting

Employers are required by law to report all workplace fatalities within EIGHT hours of occurrence. All work-related inpatient hospitalizations, all amputations and all losses of an eye must be reported within 24 hours.

File a Safety Complaint

You have the right to file a complaint and request an inspection if you believe a safety and health hazard exists.

Recognition Programs

Safety is important; it deserves some recognition.

Search Establishment Inspections

View a company’s inspection history, safety standards violations, or penalties assessed by TOSHA here.

Attend the Safety Conference

Engage yourself in safety and health and discuss topics of mutual concern that affect working men and women. Join us July 30 - August 2, 2017.

TOSHA Offices

Visit a local TOSHA office to discuss safety programs or consultation that can elevate your workplace's safety and heath.