The IAMAW, along with the other affiliated unions of the AFL-CIO, has historically promoted workplace safety and health laws. The Occupational Safety and Health ACT was enacted in 1970 as a direct result of organized labor’s support and efforts. These laws have helped not only union workers but all the workers who come under the ACT.
Protecting lives and making a healthier workplace is just one of the many benefits provided by the Machinists’ Union. The following information is furnished to educate those workers interested in promoting safety in their workplaces.
As in all OSHA standards, “Keeping Employees Informed” should be read and understood completely.
Also read up on OSHA Rights Information.