Connecticut Permissible Exposure Limits laws & safety compliance analysis

Connecticut Permissible Exposure Limits: What you need to know

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

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The state has a federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program for public sector (state and local government) workplaces, and has adopted permissible exposure limits (PELs) for air contaminants in general industry that are in some cases stricter than federal PELs (CGS 31-372). Contact the Connecticut Department of Labor/Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CONN-OSHA) for information about specific PELs.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) administers and enforces occupational safety and health requirements in private sector workplaces. CONN-OSHA administers and enforces occupational safety and health requirements in public sector workplaces.


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