Massachusetts Emergency Preparedness laws & safety compliance analysis

Massachusetts Emergency Preparedness: What you need to know

Massachusetts is not a "state-plan" state; that is, it does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health program. Private sector employers are governed by federal OSHA's emergency preparedness regulations.

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Public sector (county and municipal government) workplaces The state may be periodically investigated by the Massachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Division of Occupational Safety to ensure compliance with its policy that public sector employers must follow federal workplace safety and health rules.


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