The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. It was created by Congress under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, signed by President Richard M. Nixon, on December 29, 1970. Its mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths by issuing and enforcing rules (called standards) for workplace safety and health.
U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
200 Constitution Avenue
Washington, D.C. 20210
1-800-321-OSHA (6742) Toll Free U.S.
The OSHA website contains a wealth of employment related data. There you can learn about specific job safety requirements, various required certification programs along with a ton of data and statistical information. Osha is a great resource for employers of all types. Be sure to visit their website and to contact them with specific employment safety related questions!