Missouri OSHA: What you need to know

Missouri does not have its own federally-approved regulatory program for workplace safety and health; therefore, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) regulates workplace safety and health activities in private sector (private businesses and nonprofit organizations) workplaces in the state.
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There is currently no enforcement of safety and health rules for employers in the public sector (state and municipal governments, schools, commissions, etc.). Missouri's safety and health regulations for the public sector are very limited in scope and application (MO Rev. Stat. Sec. 292).
Every workers' compensation insurer must provide a safety program for its insured employees at the employer's request.
Consultation programs are available free of charge to help employers develop and implement worker safety and health programs that comply with federal safety rules.
On-Site Safety and Health Consultation. The Missouri Department of Labor and Industry Relations (DOLIR)/Division of Labor Standards provides a free and confidential service for small private sector employers (under 250 employees at a single facility or under 500 employees worldwide) to assist them in complying with federal OSHA. It is called the On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program, and is more comprehensive than the Workers' Safety Program. Upon request from an employer, trained industrial hygienists and safety consultants visit the workplace, inform the employer of problems found, and make recommendations for elimination of those hazards. No penalties or citations are issued in connection with the consultation. The employer, however, must make a ...

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