The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972 provides employees or their representative the right to file a complaint and request an inspection if they believe safety and health hazards exist. Further, the act gives complainants the right to request their names not be revealed to their employers. Complaints from employees and their representatives are taken seriously by TOSHA.
Send Form to Following:
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Division of Occupational Safety and Health
220 French Landing Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Phone: (615) 741-2793
Fax: (615) 741-3325
Protection Against Retaliation/Discrimination Employers are prohibited from discharging or discriminating against an employee who has exercised any right under the TOSHA Act, including the right to make safety or health complaints or to request an inspection from TOSHA.
Complaints from employees who believe they have been discriminated against will be investigated by TOSHA. Such a complaint should be filed as soon as possible since TOSHA normally can only accept complaints filed within thirty (30) days of the alleged discriminatory action.