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HR and Workplace Safety: Utah

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

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

Author: Benjamin Harmon, Callister, Nebeker & McCullough


  • Utah operates its own federally approved occupational safety and health plan. See Overview.
  • Utah's plan requires enhanced employer reporting and imposes significant sanctions (civil and criminal) for failure to adequately report injuries. See Reporting Requirements.
  • Utah's plan features several unique standards for numerous industries. See Industry Specific Standards.