OSHA and AHA Alliance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the AHA work together to raise awareness about safety and health to prevent injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the workplace through safety and wellness programs.

Downloadable Tools

Safety Tips: Bloodborne Pathogens (PDF)(link opens in new window)

Safety Tips: Bloodborne Pathogens (Spanish) (PDF)(link opens in new window)

Additional Resources

OSHA and the AHA National Alliance(link opens in new window)

OSHA and the AHA are committed to sharing best practices and technical knowledge to improve safety, reduce death and disability from heart disease and stroke and promote employee wellness programs in the workplace.

OSHA Safety and Health Topics

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)(link opens in new window)

AEDs are an important lifesaving technology. This page addresses the implementation of workplace AED programs.

The OSHA and AHA National Alliance was originally signed November 20, 2003, and was renewed in 2006 and 2008.


Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals often encounter work-related health and safety questions as they care for their patients.
Learn more from the OSHA Clinicians Web site(link opens in new window)

Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. Heat illnesses and deaths are preventable.
Learn more about OSHA's Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers(link opens in new window)

Medical and First Aid

It is a requirement of OSHA that employees be given a safe and healthy workplace that is reasonably free of occupational hazards.
Learn more about OSHA's Medical and First Aid(link opens in new window)