All Items: Health and Safety

  • Guns in Parking Lots Laws by State

    Updated to reflect the ability of employees in Arkansas to store firearms in their vehicles on employer property, effective July 31, 2017.

  • Distracted Driving Laws by State

    Employers can use this Quick Reference chart to see the distracted driving laws in their state or in any of the states where they will be sending drivers. It covers texting bans, handheld bans and laws for both novice drivers (which usually means drivers who are minors, who have had their license for less than a specified time or who are still operating under a graduated license or permit) and bus drivers.

  • 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.

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