Indiana OSHA : What you need to know

Rules. Indiana is a “state plan” state, which means that it has its own federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program. The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Act (IOSH Act) governs all employers in the public and private sectors. Indiana has adopted the federal workplace safety and health standards by reference, and added a requirement for trenching in construction that is stricter than federal rules. See the national section OSHA for more information.

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Administration and enforcement. IOSHA’s Industrial Safety unit enforces workplace safety requirements in the commercial, agricultural, industrial, and government sectors. IOSHA’s Industrial Hygiene unit conducts workplace inspections to evaluate employee exposure to atmospheric contaminants and chemical, biological, physical, and ergonomic hazards.


DOL's IOSHA protects workers from occupational hazards by regulating employers through its occupational safety and health rules. Indiana has adopted the federal safety and health rules by reference.

The IOSHA Industrial Compliance Division (Safety and Industrial Hygiene) focuses on recognition of employee exposure to occupational safety and health hazards. Safety and Hygiene Compliance Officers conduct workplace inspections to evaluate employee exposure to workplace hazards, including physical, chemical, and biological hazards.

IOSHA's Construction Safety Division conducts inspections and regulates safety in the construction industry.

IOSHA's Whistleblower Protection Unit investigates claims of retaliation against employees.

The Indiana Board of Safety Review hears employer challenges to the validity of citations or ...

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