HR and Workplace Safety: Colorado
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Thomas W. Carroll, Susan W. Kline and Mary L. Will, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
- Colorado does not have state statutes or regulations on occupational health and safety. See Overview.
- Colorado has a distracted driving law that limits drivers' use of wireless devices while driving. See Driving Policies.
- There is no general law governing post-accident drug and alcohol testing, but employers with employees in Boulder must comply with Boulder's drug and alcohol testing ordinance. See Drug and Alcohol Testing as a Safety Measure.
- Boulder has requirements relating to drug and alcohol testing. See Local Requirements.