Governing Law and Regulations
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Federal regulations govern safety and health, including hazard communication, in Alabama's private sector workplaces. There are no safety rules that govern public sector workplaces in the state.
• Administration and enforcement. OSHA administers and enforces the federal hazard communication requirements in private sector workplaces.