Arizona Facilities: What you need to know

Arizona law requires that employers furnish employment that is free of recognized hazards which cause or are likely to cause death or physical harm to workers. Under Arizona law, a practice or condition that is common within a particular industry is not a "hazard" unless some standard has been adopted specifically identifying it as such. Employers are also required to follow state occupational safety and health standards and all regulations and orders (AZ Rev. Stat. Sec. 23-403et seq.).
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The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health may, upon presentation of credentials, inspect workplaces and question employees about conditions and practices as appropriate. Notice of inspections will be given to employers except in special cases of imminent danger. A representative of the company may accompany the inspector during the workplace inspection. If any citations are issued because of the inspection, the company has 15 working days to contest the inspection or report on good-faith efforts to correct the violations.
Alongside Arizona's own general safeguards, there is a voluminous body of federal requirements under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. OSHA controls many aspects of the design, operation, and maintenance of workplace facilities. Some OSHA regulations are specific to particular industries or particular jobs while others--such as the "right-to-know" laws, which provide for the communication of chemical hazards to employees--are applicable to all workplaces.
The federal scheme provides for individual states to devise and administer their own laws and regulations, but only with federal approval and only if the applicable state requirements are as ...

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