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Michigan
Difference

OSHA versus MIOSHA. What’s the difference?

MICHIGAN

WHATS THE DIFFERENCE?

You’ve heard of federal OSHA, but did you know that Michigan has its own state-run program called MIOSHA.  Because Michigan is such a manufacturing and construction heavy state, they have instilled additional regulations outside of federal OSHA to ensure employee safety.

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MICHIGAN

WE'RE DIFFERENT

Some of the differences between OSHA and MIOSHA include:

  • Accident prevention programs
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Employee responsibilities
  • Housekeeping
  • Work in hazardous spaces
  • Boilers and pressure vessels
  • Guarding, belts, gears, pulleys, sprockets, and moving parts
  • Machine installations and guarding
  • Toilets at construction sites
  • Medical services and first aid
  • Illumination

MICHIGAN

SAFETY FIRST

Employee safety it at the top of list by the Michigan Government and following these guidelines is a requirement of all employers to provide a safe workplace for their employees. 

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MIOSHA RESOURCES

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MIOSHA
Regulations

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MIOSHA
vs. OSHA