Oklahoma OSHA: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 6
Oklahoma Department of Labor (DOL) Public Employee Occupational Safety and Health (PEOSH) Unit
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma is not a "state plan" state; that is, it does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health plan. Therefore, the federal OSH Act governs occupational safety and health requirements in the private sector workplace.
Public sector (state and local government operations) employers are governed by the state's own workplace safety and health rules, which have adopted the federal rules except that the state rules for injury and illness recordkeeping are stricter than the federal equivalent. The state rules for reporting fatalities and hospitalizations are less strict than the federal rules. The state requires certain public sector workplaces to adopt formal safety programs.
• Administration and enforcement. OSHA administers and enforces occupational safety and health standards in the private sector workplace. PEOSH enforces all occupational safety and health rules for public sector employers.
ORGANIZATION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
DOL's PEOSH is responsible for consultation, inspection, compliance, rulemaking, education, and training activities involving occupational safety and health for all public ...
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