Employee Health: Nevada
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Dora V. Lane and Bradley T. Cave of Holland & Hart LLP
- Nevada requires virtually all employers to provide first aid to injured employees, and transport employees to a health care facility for further treatment, if necessary. See Managing Day-to-Day Health Concerns.
- Nevada requires notification and corrective action to employees who have been exposed to toxic materials in the course of employment. See Managing Health Concerns That Could Affect Multiple Employees.
- Nearly all places of employment are smoke free in Nevada. See Smoking in the Workplace.
- Nevada permits the use of medical and recreational marijuana.See Marijuana.