Comparison: State vs. Federal
The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (Cal/OSHA) inspection requirements include the federal requirements and the state’s more stringent inspection rules for cranes and first aid kits. See TABLE 1 for state self-inspection safety requirements.
California has state-specific inspection requirements for hazardous materials motor carriers. See TABLE 2 for state self-inspection requirements for hazardous materials motor carriers, and TABLE 3 for state agency hazardous materials motor carrier inspection requirements.
For additional information about the federal rules, see the national section INSPECTIONS.
Cal/OSHA enforces the federal and state health and safety standards at all workplaces in California in which hazardous chemicals are used, manufactured, or processed.
California Highway Patrol (CHP) administers and enforces the rules for hazardous materials motor carriers.