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Employee Health: Colorado

Employee Health requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline and Mary L. Will, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


  • Colorado health insurance and health benefits providers offering individual health coverage plans or a small group plans may offer incentives or rewards to persons to participate in employee wellness and prevention programs. See How to Keep Employees Healthy.
  • The Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking in workplaces. See Smoking in the Workplace.
  • Colorado permits the use of medical and recreational marijuana. See Marijuana.
  • Employers must report workplace fatalities "immediately." See Managing an At-Work Fatality.