HR and Workplace Safety: Colorado
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline, Mary L. Will and Taylor N. Brook, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
- Colorado does not have state statutes or regulations on occupational health and safety. See Overview.
- Colorado provides whistleblower protections to workers during a public health emergency. See Whistleblower Protection During a Public Health Emergency.
- Agricultural employers must comply with certain safety requirements on days when the temperature at a worksite for agricultural work is, or is forecast to be, at least 80 degrees. See Heat Illness and Injury Protection Rules for Agricultural Employers.
- Colorado has a distracted driving law that limits drivers' use of wireless devices while driving. See Driving Policies.