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HR and Workplace Safety: Nebraska

HR and Workplace Safety (OSHA Compliance) requirements for other states

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

Authors: Marcia Washkuhn, Kutak Rock LLP


  • Nebraska has not adopted a state plan.
  • The Nebraska Legislature has adopted health and safety regulations specific to certain Nebraska employers. See State Specific Safety Laws.
  • The Nebraska Workplace Safety Consultation Program provides private employers with onsite safety consultations and requires the creation of safety committees. See Workplace Safety Consultation Program.
  • Nebraska drivers are prohibited from using handheld devices to read, type or send messages while driving. See Driving Laws.
  • Nebraska employers may engage in drug testing. See Drug and Alcohol Testing as a Safety Measure.