Governing Law and Regulations
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. South Dakota does not have an OSHA-approved regulatory program. Therefore, South Dakota follows federal safety and health program requirements for hazard communication for all private sector employees. South Dakota has no safety laws or regulations for the public sector.
· Administration and enforcement. OSHA administers and enforces the HCS requirements in South Dakota.