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Small Business

This page provides links to numerous OSHA resources and information designed specifically for small business employers, including safety and health tools and publications, easy-to-follow guides for specific OSHA standards, and descriptions of benefits that small businesses receive from OSHA. The page also includes information on the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), which recognizes small business employers who operate exemplary injury and illness prevention programs.

OSHA's Free On-site Consultation Program provides on-site assistance to small business employers in protecting their workers from potential occupational hazards. In FY 2010, OSHA provided free assistance to over 30,000 small businesses covering 1.5 million workers in helping them create safe and healthy work environments. Read more about OSHA's Free On-site Consultation Program!

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OSHA Compliance Assistance Quick Start

Compliance Assistance Quick Start is a tool to introduce employers and workers, especially those at new or small businesses, to the compliance assistance resources on OSHA's website. Quick Start currently includes modules for:

bullet General Industry bullet Health Care
bullet Construction bullet Hispanic Outreach

By following the step-by-step guides, you can generate an initial set of compliance assistance materials tailored to your workplace.