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Safety Guidelines for Archaeologists

Know Your Rights

[United States] Federal law entitles you to a safe workplace. Your employer must keep your workplace free of known health and safety hazards. You have the right to speak up about hazards without fear of retaliation. You also have the right to:

      • Receive workplace safety and health training in a language you understand
      • Work on machines that are safe
      • Receive required safety equipment, such as gloves or a harness and lifeline for falls
      • Be protected from toxic chemicals
      • Request an OSHA inspection, and speak to the inspector
      • Report an injury or illness, and get copies of your medical records
      • Review records of work-related injuries and illnesses
      • See results of tests taken to find workplace hazards

OSHA Worker Rights and Protections



    Register of Professional Archaeologists
    411 East Northfield Drive, Box 9
    Brownsburg, IN  46112

    Phone: (317) 798-3001

    Grievance Hotline: (410) 246-2150

    You do not have to be an RPA/RA to file a Grievance

    Email: info@rpanet.org

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