Employee Health: Florida
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Leanne Coffman
- Certain illnesses, as well as heart or respiratory diseases, may be covered under presumptive evidence that such conditions were work-related. See Presumptive Illnesses and Conditions.
- Under Florida law, smoking is banned in all indoor workplaces and most public places. See Smoking in the Workplace.
- Florida allows the use of medical marijuana for debilitating medical condition. See Medical 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.