Health & Safety Code Violations Defense Lawyer in Utah
The Utah Division of Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH) is the state agency that polices health and safety laws in Utah. UOSH’s authority applies to all private and public entities and organizations in the state. By and large they adopt most of the federal standards, but UOSH supplements their standards with many local statutes and regulations.
Compliance officers inspect workplaces for hazardous conditions and issue citations where violations of Utah OSHA regulations are found. Inspections may be the result of: regular scheduling, imminent danger reports, fatalities, accidents, worker complaints or referrals. These inspectors have the authority issue citations for any violations that are found.