The Federal OSHA law covers all workers in the private sector; the law does not cover Federal, State or Municipal employees. One of the problems with U.S. labor laws is that they have almost always been written to be covered by the "commerce clause" of the Constitution.What are OSHA rules and regulations?
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regulations are the American national standards developed to ensure workplace health and safety for all employees. OSHA's primary rule is that employers are obligated to provide a safe workplace environment.What are OSHA requirements?
OSHA requirements are wide reaching and provide for safety standards in all sorts of industries. For example, in construction, there are OSHA requirements for workers wearing certain clothing, hard hats, heat/flame retarding clothing, etc. depending on the specific task being performed.Who and where does OSHA regulate?
OSHA regulations govern the safety and health of the workers and the responsibilities of employers to ensure their safety at the warehouse, dock, construction site, and in other places truckers go to deliver and pick up loads throughout the country.