All Items: Health and Safety

  • Distracted Driving Laws by State

    Updated to reflect forthcoming amendments to California's ban on using hand-held phones while driving.

  • Electronic Cigarette Laws by State

    Updated to reflect the expansion of California's workplace smoking ban to include electronic smoking devices, effective June 9, 2016.

  • E-Cigarettes in the Workplace - Pros and Cons

    Allowing employees to use e-cigarettes in the workplace could have benefits, such as less employees taking long smoke breaks, but it could also have inherent dangers. This Quick Reference chart looks at the pros and cons of e-cigarette use in the workplace so employers can make an informed decision on how to handle them in the workplace.

  • Occupational Safety and Health Plans by State

    Some states have their own occupational safety and health plans as approved by OSHA. This Quick Reference chart shows employers which states have their own plan.

  • Guns in Parking Lots Laws by State

    Parking lot storage laws allow employees to store firearms in privately owned vehicles when parked on property owned by their employer. The Quick Reference chart lists the current states that have these laws.

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Key facts for employers and HR relating to health and safety.