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USAM 9-78.000 Worker Protection Statutes

9-78.000
WORKER PROTECTION STATUTES


The primary federal worker protection statutes are the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 29 U.S.C. § 651 et seq., the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, as amended, 30 U.S.C. § 801 et seq., the Atomic Energy Act, 42 U.S.C. § 2272 et seq., and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, Pub. L. 97-470, January 14, 1983, 96 Stat 2584, codified at 29 U.S.C. § 1801 et seq. Supervision of criminal prosecutions under these Acts is assigned to the Senior Legal Advisor for Regulatory Enforcement, in the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division. See the Criminal Resource Manual at 2009.

Further information is available in the Criminal Resource Manual

Occupational Safety and Health Act Criminal Resource Manual at 2010
Criminal Violations Criminal Resource Manual at 2011
Willful Violation of a Safety Standard which Causes Death to an Employee Criminal Resource Manual at 2012
Unauthorized Advance Notice of Inspection Criminal Resource Manual at 2013
False Statement, Representation, or Certification Criminal Resource Manual at 2014
Civil Penalties and Enforcement Criminal Resource Manual at 2015
Federal Mine Safety and Health Act (MSHA) Criminal Resource Manual at 2016
Criminal Violations Criminal Resource Manual at 2017
Willful Violation of a Mandatory Health or Safety Standard or Withdrawal Order Criminal Resource Manual at 2018
Unauthorized Advance Notice of Inspection Criminal Resource Manual at 2019
False Statement, Representation, or Certification Criminal Resource Manual at 2020
Equipment Falsely Represented as Complying with Requirements Criminal Resource Manual at 2021
Civil Penalties and Enforcement Criminal Resource Manual at 2022
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act Criminal Resource Manual at 2023
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act—Referrals from Department of Labor Criminal Resource Manual at 2024
Provisions of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act Criminal Resource Manual at 2025
Enforcement Criminal Resource Manual at 2026
Updated February 19, 2015