Arkansas Emergency Action Plans laws & safety compliance analysis

Arkansas Emergency Action Plans: What you need to know

Arkansas does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program for the state; therefore, private sector workplaces must comply with federal occupational safety and health standards.

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Public sector employers (state and local government agencies and school systems) are governed by state occupational safety and health requirements that are significantly less comprehensive than federal requirements. There are no state emergency action plan rules for public sector workplaces.

The U.S. Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) administers and enforces federal workplace safety and health requirements in private sector workplaces in the state. The Arkansas Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health investigates complaints, accidents, and fatalities in public sector workplaces and checks for violations of state safety and health regulations.


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