Governing Law and Regulations
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) Occupational Safety and Health Division
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Hawaii has adopted the federal Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) for general industry and construction workplaces by reference for both private (private businesses and nonprofit organizations) and public (state and local government offices and operations) sector employers.
· Administration and enforcement. DLIR administers and enforces the HCS requirements in Hawaii.