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Employee Health: Michigan

Employee Health requirements for other states

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

Author: Leanne Coffman, The Safety Training Solution LLC


  • Michigan has several state-specific requirements to protect employees' health and reduce exposure to certain workplace hazards. See Managing Day-to-Day Concerns.
  • Heart or respiratory diseases and other illnesses may be covered under presumptive evidence that such conditions were work-related. See Presumptive Illnesses and Conditions.
  • Under Michigan's Smoke-Free Air Law, smoking is banned in all indoor workplaces and most public places. 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.