MIOSHA 40th Anniversary

MIOSHA 40th Logo

MIOSHA is currently celebrating the 40th anniversary of its program to create a safer and more healthful work environment, and reduce the risk of injury and illness to workers in Michigan! As part of the anniversary, the agency has organized a lot of valuable activities and outreach. Read, watch and learn about our initiatives below.

Student Art Contest Virtual Exhibit

MIOSHA held a student art contest to solicit 2D and 3D artwork depicting worker safety from Michigan high school and middle school students, as well as a poster contest for elementary students. The artwork was displayed during the Michigan Safety Conference in April 2015, and students were recognized and awarded prizes at a special reception the evening before the conference.

Contest Guidelines: Elementary School Students and Middle and High School Students
Email MIOSHA Art Contest questions to: MIOSHA-ArtContest@michigan.gov

Public Service Campaign

As part of the 40th anniversary, MIOSHA launched a public service campaign to raise awareness of the importance of workplace safety and health. The campaign includes posters and Public Service Announcements in both English and Spanish on the topics of fall protection, personal protective equipment and respirator safety.

Then and Now

This “Then and Now” presentation takes a look at how Michigan’s workplace safety and health has evolved over the years.

Click on the image below to see how MIOSHA has kept Michigan workers safe and healthy for 40 years.

MIOSHA Timeline

MiSHIP Video

LARA News Link video highlighting the MIOSHA Safety and Health Improvement Program (MiSHIP).

Press Releases

Comcast Newsmakers Video


Martha Yoder, MIOSHA Director appears on Comcast Newsmakers with host Laurel Hess.

National Safety Stand-down to Prevent Falls in Construction - ppsx (6.5MB)

MIOSHA participated in federal OSHA's national campaign from May 4-15, 2015. The agency kicked-off the campaign with a stand-down with the Christman Company on May 4 at the site of the Michigan Capitol Building in Lansing. The agency collaborated with other official partner members to feature and promote their stand-down events across the state during the remainder of the two-week campaign.