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Employee Health: Idaho

Employee Health requirements for other states

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

Author: Scott Randolph, Bradley T. Cave, Holland & Hart LLP


  • Employers are limited in the information they can obtain from an employee assistance provider regarding any employee. See Managing Mental Health Concerns.
  • The Idaho Clean Air Act prohibits smoking in virtually all workplaces. See Smoking in the Workplace.
  • Employers who obtain defibrillators are required to comply with training, maintenance and use rules, and obtain the device pursuant to prescription. See Managing Emergency Medical Situations.
  • Employers covered by the Idaho Worker's Compensation Law are required to submit a written report regarding any injury or occupational disease requiring treatment by a physician or resulting in an absence from work of one day or more. See Managing an At-Work Injury.
  • The Coronavirus Stop Act prohibits business entities from requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term of employment except in certain cases.See Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate Ban.