Governing Law and Regulations
Occupational Safety and Health: Vermont Statutes Annotated 21- 201 to 21-264
Occupational safety and health regulations: Vermont Administrative Rule (VAR) 24-050-001 to 24-050-032
Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) for general industry: VAR 24-050-004
HCS for construction: VAR 24-050-003
Vermont Department of Labor (DOL)
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Vermont has adopted the federal HCS for general industry and construction by reference for both private (private businesses and nonprofit organizations) and public (state and local government offices and operations) sector employers.
· Administration and enforcement. DOL administers and enforces the HCS requirements in Vermont.