Employee Health: Michigan
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.
- Marijuana use for medical and recreational purposes is legal in Michigan. See Medical Marijuana; Recreational Marijuana.
- Under Michigan's Smoke-Free Air Law, smoking is banned in most public places, including 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.