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Employees in the state of West Virginia are protected by both federal and state laws to ensure they are provided a safe and hazard free environment. OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Act, is the department who handles cases when employees aren’t provided with this or develop and illness that stemmed from their workplace environment. Some of the rights OSHA guarantees include:
If you feel you have become ill or exposed to something harmful that should have otherwise been avoided and you wish to file a complaint, our West Virginia employment and labor law attorneys are capable of assisting you with this.
Most employees are protected under federal OSHA regulations, however, there are exceptions. Some individuals who might not be covered under OSHA laws include:
In some instances, your employer may not be aware of a hazard which is why you have the right to bring it to their attention. This can not only help prevent others from becoming sick or harmed, but can help you get the right type of care you need to treat your condition in the event you developed something from the hazard.
Not everyone understands their rights as an employee working in the state of West Virginia but everyone employed should receive the help and protection they deserve when an employer isn’t being fair in the workplace or providing a safe environment for its workers.
Our featured labor law attorneys in West Virginia will fight on your behalf to protect and exercise your rights as an employee and will inform you of all the forms of action that can be taken against your employer if they failed to abide by state and federal laws.
If you or someone you know needs a West Virginia employment law lawyer call 1-800-672-3103 or visit USAttorneys.com to speak to a West Virginia employment attorney today.
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