Governing Law and Regulations
Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
Utah Labor Commission Division of Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH)
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (DAF)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Utah has established self-inspection requirements under its air, asbestos, solid waste, drinking water, and wastewater regulations. State agencies are also permitted, and in some cases required, to conduct inspections under state environmental regulations.
• Administration and enforcement. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) enforces the environmental inspection requirements in Utah. The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (DAF) enforces the pesticide inspection requirements. The Utah Labor Commission's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH) enforces the safety and health inspection requirements at private and public sector workplaces in Utah.