What kind of Spanish resources does OSHA offer?

OSHA has compiled a number of compliance assistance resources for Spanish-speaking workers. Resources include dictionaries, Spanish publications, OSHA standards in Spanish, training resources, and more. Below are some of their featured resources which you can find on their Spanish-Language Compliance Assistance page. eTools for Construction: This eTool was developed to provide helpful safety information to … Read more

How can I include Spanish in my safety program and resources?

Language barriers in the workplace can have a direct impact on the effectiveness of safety programs. The first step to an effective safety program that accommodates Spanish-speaking workers is to add bilingual employees to the safety committee. By having Spanish-speaking individuals on the committee, you can ensure Hispanic employees are comfortable with talking to the … Read more

Why is it important to offer Spanish resources?

The majority of workplaces across the country must maintain a safe workplace according to standards and regulations set forward by OSHA. It is OSHA’s mission to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.” OSHA has also issued a … Read more