OSHA Requirements and Training Resources for Augusta ME
Who regulates worker safety and OSHA training in Augusta ME? Maine operates an OSHA-approved State Plan covering only state and local government workers. OSHA compliance and training for private companies in the state of Maine is regulated by the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The state of Maine also operates an approved state OSHA program for public employees at the state or local government (e.g.: municipal / county / public schools and colleges) level.
OSHA Regulations and Standards
Private employers located in the state of Maine are governed by the Federal OSHA health and safety standards 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.
The Maine State Plan has adopted Federal OSHA occupational safety and health standards for public employers at the state, county, municipal, public schools and colleges. They generally follow but are not necessarily identical to OSHA standards. For example, Maine’s State OSHA Program has a unique respiratory protection standard and a Video Display Terminal standard.
Federal OSHA exercises jurisdiction over most private employers in the state of Maine. Federal employers in Maine also operate under the jurisdiction of Federal OSHA. The Maine OSHA office is located at:
Maine Department of Labor
Workplace Safety and Health Division
45 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0045
Tel: (207) 623-7900
The OSHA national emergency hotline telephone number is 1-800-321-OSHA.
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Disclaimer: This information was obtained from the Federal OSHA website. OSHA Training Services Inc. 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 OSHA’s control. Contact OSHA program staff directly to verify important information about OSHA training requirements in Maine.