Cal/OSHA Branches & Units
- Amusement Ride and Tramway
- Asbestos and Carcinogen
- Heat and Agriculture Program
- High Hazard
- Labor Enforcement Task Force
- Legal and BOI
- Mining and Tunneling
- Pressure Vessel
- Process Safety Management
- Research and Standards
- Other Units
Public Safety Program
More information for workers
You have a right to a safe and healthful workplace. The California Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1973 was enacted by the California Legislature to assure safe and healthful working conditions for all California working men and women.
Cal/OSHA wants every worker to go home from work each day safe and healthy.
Cal/OSHA was created by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1973 to enforce
effective standards, assist and encourage employers to maintain safe and healthful
working conditions, and to provide for enforcement, research, information, education
and training in the field of occupational safety and health.
- Filing a complaint with Cal/OSHA
- What is an imminent hazard complaint?
- Complaint handling process
- Whistleblower complaints
- Worker rights
- Worker responsibilities
- Employer responsibilities
- Frequently asked questions about bloodborne pathogens
Find answers to other frequently asked questions about health and safety on the DIR workers' portal.