MASSsafetyWorks! resources

Provides employers and employees of Massachusetts with suggestions how to improve workplace safety.

Welcome to MASSsafetyWorks! This page is dedicated to providing the employers and employees of Massachusetts with easy to follow suggestions on how to improve workplace safety. While following these tips will create a safer workplace, they are just the beginning and should not be considered comprehensive. We encourage you to find out more about workplace safety and health by exploring the rest of this website and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration website

If you have a suggestion or request for a safety topic please email DLSfeedback@state.ma.us

Informational safety flyers

Aerial Lift Bulletin
DPH Safety Alert: Working from Aerial Lifts
Chain Saw Safety
Cold environment work safety tips
Crossing guard safety bulletin
Crossing Guard Safety – MassDOT Resources
Crossing Guard Safety: Tips for Crossing Guard Supervisors
Diesel Exhaust in Fire Stations: Recommendations
DPH Crossing Guard Community Poster Oct 2013
Crossing Guard Fatality Report (FACE Jan 2013)
Toolbox Talk - Cut-Off Saw Safety
Disaster Preparedness for Business
Office Ergonomics - Tips for Employees
Keyboard Tray Buying Guide
Chair Buying Guide
Fall Prevention in Construction
Green Cleaners Bulletin
Heat Illness Bulletin
Minimum Workplace Heating Guidelines
Toolbox Talk - Preventing Slips and Falls from Heavy Equipment
Indoor air quality requirements for workplaces
Ladder Safety
Lockout/Tagout: Control of hazardous energy safety bulletin
Municipal worker safety tips
Nanotechnology safety
Patient Handling safety tips
Rollover Safety for Riding Mowers
Schoool kitchen safety tips
Preventing Slips and Trips in Snow and Ice Bulletin
Safety requirements for removing snow from rooftops
Syringe Safety for Non-Healthcare Workers
Trench Safety Tips
Woodworking Shop Safety-Inspection History
Cutting Water Mains-Toolbox Talk

Self-Audit Checklists for Public Sector

OSHA Hazard Communication 2018
School Kitchens
Emergency Exits
Classrooms
DPW Garage
DPW Operations
Pool Mechanical Rooms
Town Buildings

Contact information

For private companies: Contact Consultation
Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards
OSHA Consultation Program
Wall Experiment Station
37 Shattuck Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
phone: (617) 626-6504
fax: (978) 687-0013
email: Masscon@state.ma.us

For public agencies: Contact the Workplace Safety and Health Program (WSHP)
Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards
Workplace Safety and Health for Public Employees Program

Taunton Career Center Building
72 School Street
Taunton, MA 02780
phone: (508) 616-0461 ext. 9488
email: safepublicworkplace@state.ma.us

MESHARE WIKI site instructions
For state government workplaces the Department of Labor Standards (DLS) has posted sample safety programs, accident investigation resources, training outlines and technical references on the Commonwealth’s WIKI site, MESHARE. To log onto the wiki site for the first time follow the registration instructions. If you have difficulty download the instruction sheet.

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