HR and Workplace Safety: New York
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Leanne Coffman, The Safety Training Solution LLC
- New York operates under the jurisdiction of federal OSHA for private and federal employers. See State Plan.
- New York has a State Plan that applies to public sector workers. See New York PESH.
- New York strictly enforces and bans texting and the use of electronic handheld devices while driving. See Driving Policies.
- Drug testing standards exist for workers in safety sensitive areas in New York. See Drug and Alcohol Testing as a Safety Measure.