Safety & Health
Most workplace deaths, injuries and work-related illnesses are preventable. Working together, employers, workers and L&I help keep workers safe and healthy.
These training materials provide basic awareness education on the subjects they cover.
Learn how to find and fix hazards and build your required safety program
This information can help strengthen your workplace safety program and prevent costly injuries and illnesses.
SHARP (Safety & Health Assessment & Research for Prevention) is a workplace safety and health research and prevention program within Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries (L&I).
Can you spot the hazards in our 2022 calendar?
Learn about our free 10-hour safety & health training program and 40-hour train-the-trainer program for agriculture workers
Forms & Publications
News & Events
Stafford Creek Corrections Center fined more than $80,000 for putting workers at risk during tuberculosis outbreak
TUMWATER — The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) is citing and fining the state Department of Corrections (DOC) $84,400 for failing to follow safety rules to prevent the spread of disease among workers and inmates at Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen.
Faking workers’ comp injuries costs Cowlitz County man $160K, 60 days home detention
TUMWATER — A Cowlitz County logger who faked injuries to collect workers’ compensation benefits must repay the state more than $160,000.
Washington increases heat, wildfire smoke protections for outdoor workers this summer
TUMWATER — From June 15 through the end of September, employers in Washington will be required to monitor temperature and air quality, take steps to protect workers from heat and smoke hazards, and provide training and information, among other things.
Washington aumenta las protecciones contra el calor y el humo de los incendios forestales para los trabajadores al aire libre este verano
TUMWATER — Desde el 15 de junio hasta fines de septiembre, se les requiere a los empleadores en Washington monitorear la temperatura y la calidad del aire, para tomar medidas para proteger a los trabajadores de los peligros del calor y el humo y brindar capacitación e información, entre otras cosas.