How do you obtain OSHA safety signs?


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Order free print copies of the official Occupational Safety & Health Administration workplace safety poster in English or Spanish from the OSHA publications web page at OSHA.gov, reports the U.S. Department of Labor. Alternatively, order print copies using the toll-free phone number that OSHA provides on the website, or download and print out copies from the website.

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The workplace safety poster is also available online in Polish, Portuguese, Chinese, Nepali and Korean, points out the U.S. Department of Labor. For optimum resolution, open the online poster file in program that reads PDF files, and use a high-resolution laser printer. Be sure the paper size fits legal minimum requirements. The posters can be in color or black and white, but they must be at least 8 1/2 by 14 inches with 10-point type.

According to federal law, employers must conspicuously post originals or reproductions of the OSHA workplace safety poster or OSHA-approved state versions of the poster in each physical location where workers perform services or operations, explains the U.S. Department of Labor. In businesses where employees do not work in a single location, employers must place the poster wherever employees report each day. The law stipulates only that employers must post the English version, but OSHA recommends that businesses with Spanish-speaking workers also post the Spanish version.

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