Learn about updated law for public sector safety

MGL 149 Section 6-1/2 requires public sector employers to comply with OSHA standards.

Clarifications and Interpretations

OSHA Safety for Public Sector

Massachusetts General Law Chapter 149, Section 6-1/2 sets minimum standards for employee safety requirements in public sector workplaces, and will be enforced by the Department of Labor Standards (DLS).

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Workplace Safety and Health Protection for Public Employees Poster

OSHA 300 Employer Guide for the Public Sector

Additional Resources for

The Occupational Health and Safety Board and EO 511