|
|
Close





Mississippi Inspections : What you need to know

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Mississippi state agencies are permitted, and in some cases required, to conduct inspections under state hazardous materials motor carrier regulations. See the TABLE for state agency hazardous materials motor carrier inspection requirements.

Mississippi’s workplace self-inspection requirements follow the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules. The state requirements for agency inspections of a workplace mirror federal requirements.

For a Limited Time receive a FREE Safety Special Report on the "50 Tips For More-Effective Safety Training."  Receive 75 pages of useful safety information broken down into three training sections. Download Now

For additional information about the federal rules, see the national section INSPECTIONS.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) enforces the hazardous materials transportation regulations as they apply to motor carriers.

OSHA administers and enforces occupational safety and health in the private sector workplace.

State Requirements
TABLE: AGENCY INSPECTIONS—HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MOTOR CARRIERS
Item Frequency
Hazardous materials—Motor carriersMississippi Code Annotated (MS Code Ann.) 77-7-16 The Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the MDOT may inspect any vehicle transporting hazardous material that requires placarding under federal Hazardous Material Regulations.

>> Read more about Inspections

Related Topics

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

Mississippi Inspections Resources

Inspections Products

Safety Audit Checklists - 2013 Edition
2013 Edition
This handy book of checklists helps you easily perform a safety audit. Get your employees and safety committee ready for unexpected OSHA visits, quickly and easily with this checklist system. Helps you uncover problems before you're cited or fined. Get ready for 2013 GHS big changes! "
Safety.BLR.com - Making Safety Training and Compliance Easier
Safety training and compliance just got easier. You get easy access to hundreds of training solutions, easy-to-understand regulatory analysis, analysis of federal and state full-text regs, regulatory activity, news, and best practices. Safety.BLR.com - your online safety solution."
Environmental Manager's Compliance Advisor Newsletter
This practical newsletter is your best practice advisor to the latest in environmental compliance. You get helpful strategies on all critical EPA topics – from how to handle inspections to SPCC plans to waste minimization. "
OSHA Inspections Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "When OSHA Comes Calling: How to Legally Protect Your Rights and Prevent Fines in the Event of an Inspection""
OSHA Inspections Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "What to Do When OSHA Knocks: Former Head of OSHA Reveals How to Legally Protect Your Rights & Avoid Fines""
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of 50 Tips For More Effective Safety Training

Each Safety topic delivers effective training, including train the trainer preparation tips on blended learning programs, multilingual training, and computer-based training.
Download Now!


Covering Safety awareness in:
  • Back Safety
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Safety
  • Forklift Safety
  • Hazardous Waste Operations
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Sexual Harassment and Safety
  • Violence in the Workplace
The report also provides special event and awareness tips like:
  • National Safety Month
  • National Fire Prevention Week
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
This is a time- and work-saving reference packed with effective training information.

Download Now!