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Employee Health: Massachusetts

Employee Health requirements for other states

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

Author: Leanne Coffman

  • Certain cancers, as well as heart or respiratory diseases may be covered under presumptive evidence that such conditions were work-related. See Managing Day-to-Day Health Concerns.
  • Under Massachusetts law, smoking is banned in all indoor workplaces and most public places. See Smoking in the Workplace.
  • Massachusetts permits the use of medical and recreational marijuana. See Marijuana.
  • The state has a Good Samaritan law, which offers conditional protection from civil damages to those offering emergency medical care. See Managing Emergency Medical Situations.