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November 4, 2008    DOL Home > Frequently Asked Questions > Workplace Safety & Health

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Workplace Safety & Health

Subtopics include:

Complaints  Drug-Free Workplace 
Mine Safety & Health  Regulations & Standards 
Workers' Compensation  Workplace Hazards 
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Under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, what requirements must a claim for workers' compensation meet?
How do employees file for workers' compensation if they work for a private company or state or local government ?
Can my mining company make us work overtime? We have been working double-shifts, the miners are tired, and someone is going to get hurt.
How does the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) decide whether a federal employee's worker's compensation case can be accepted?
Can I be punished or discriminated against for exercising my rights under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)?
What is the time limit for filing notice of injury and claim for federal workers' compensation?
What must a federal employee do when injured at work?
What can I do if I think my workplace is unsafe?
What are my rights under the Occupational Safety and Health Act?
I have a question regarding workplace alcohol and drug use. Can you help?

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