Employee Health: Connecticut
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Leanne Coffman
- Certain infectious diseases, as well as cardiac emergencies and hypertension, may be covered under presumptive evidence. See Presumptive Illnesses and Conditions.
- Connecticut allows the use of medical marijuana for a debilitating medical condition. See Medical Marijuana.
- To limit the dangers of secondhand smoke, all employers must comply with the Connecticut Clean Indoor Air Act. Connecticut also limits the use of electronic cigarettes or vapor products in certain workplaces. See Smoking in the Workplace.
- 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.