Worker safety for private companies in the state of Florida is regulated by the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Florida does not operate an approved state OSHA program for public employees at the state or local government (e.g.: municipal) level.
OSHA Regulations and Standards
Regulated employers located in the state of Florida are governed by the Federal health and safety standards for OSHA training found in the 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). These include, but are not limited to, the OSHA workplace poster requirements in Part 1903, OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping requirements in Part 1904, general industry standards in Part 1910, maritime standards in Parts 1915, 1917 and 1918, construction standards in Part 1926, and agricultural standards in Part 1928.
Federal OSHA exercises jurisdiction over most private employers in the state of Florida. Federal employers in FL also operate under the jurisdiction of Federal OSHA. There is one OSHA Area office located in the southern part of the state:
Fort Lauderdale Area Office
1000 South Pine Island Road
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33324
The OSHA national emergency hotline telephone number is 1-800-321-OSHA.
Disclaimer: This information was originally obtained from the Federal OSHA website. RescueAED makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate and up to date, but changes in state law and procedures affecting the information on this page are beyond our control. Contact state program staff directly to verify important information.
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