Utah Inspections laws & safety compliance analysis

Utah Inspections : What you need to know

Comparison: State vs. Federal

The state’s requirements for safety and health inspections of general industry workplaces by regulatory agencies follow the federal rules. The state has adopted a self-inspection rule for personal fall protection equipment that is more strict than federal rules.

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See the TABLE for state safety self-inspection requirements.

The state’s safety and health inspection requirements also incorporate the federal rules by reference. See the national section INSPECTIONS to determine applicable federal inspection requirements.

The Utah Labor Commission’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH) enforces the safety and health inspection requirements at private and public sector workplaces in Utah.

State Requirements
TABLE: SELF-INSPECTION SCHEDULE—SAFETY
Item Frequency
Fall ProtectionUtah Administrative Rules (R) 614-1-6 Every lifeline and safety harness must be inspected by an authorized representative and the worker before it is used and at least once a week while in use.

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