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Navajo Nation Occupational Safety and Health Administration (NNOSHA) - is the Safety and Health Enforcement Agency of the Navajo Nation. It is established to promote, consult, educate, and enforce the Navajo Nation Occupational Safety and Health Administration "Act of 2000'.

The Navajo Nation covers 27,673 square miles occupying portions of North-Eastern Arizona, South-Eastern Utah, North-Western New Mexico and Mid-Colorado divided into 5 agencies and 110 chapters. Therefore, the Navajo Nation Occupational Safety and Health Act shall apply to all workplaces within the territorial jurisdiction of the Navajo Nation in accordance with the purpose set forth in NNOSHA "Act 2000" § 1402.

Mission Statement

The Navajo Nation - "A Safer Place to Work"

Vision Statement

Through Education, and Consultation, NNOSHA is a Trusted, Reliable Partner in "Creating and Elevating" Workplace Safety and Prosperity for the Navajo Nation.

Responsibilities

  • Enforce Safety Standards and Regulations.
  • Monitor Employers for compliance.
  • Protect the Safety and Health of Employees.
  • Receive labor/worksite related complaints.
  • NNOSHA having jurisdiction on the Navajo Nation may enforce Safety by issuing Fines and Citations based upon the hazard(s) identified.

WHAT IS NAVAJO OSHA?

Navajo Occupational Safety & Health Administration, or Navajo OSHA, is the safety enforcement agency of the Navajo Nation.

It was established to promote, consult, educate and enforce the Navajo Nation Occupational Safety & Health Act of 2000 and applicable codes.

In doing so, it ensures that every employee working on the Navajo Nation is covered by the Navajo Nation Occupational Safety & Health Act of 2000.

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