Utah is among the “state-plan” states, which means it has received federal approval for its state regulatory program, the Utah Occupational Safety and Health Act (UT Code Sec. 34A-6-101et seq.; UT Admin. Code Sec. R614-1-1et seq.), governing both private and public workplaces. The Utah Labor Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Division (UOSH), administers the Act. Utah has adopted many of the federal standards by reference, and has adopted stricter requirements applicable to emergency preparedness, machine guarding, material handling, personal protective equipment (PPE), process safety management (PSM), and recording/reporting injuries and illnesses. There is additional information and a discussion of the federal standards.
Emergency preparedness. The state has adopted its own requirements for flammable solids and safety precautions for explosives manufacturing and processing facilities (UT Admin. Code Sec. R614-4-7).
Machine guarding. Utah has adopted additional regulations for crushing, screening, and grinding equipment (UT Admin. Code Sec. R614-6-1).
Material handling. The state adopted its own warning system requirements for hydraulic ...