Massachusetts Lockout/Tagout laws & safety compliance analysis

Massachusetts Lockout/Tagout: What you need to know

Massachusetts 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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There are no lockout/tagout requirements for public sector employers (state or local government operations) in general industry.

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. The Massachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Division of Occupational Safety administers workplace safety and health rules in public sector workplaces.


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