OSHA Requirements and Training Resources for Grand Rapids MI
The State of Michigan operates a State OSHA Program (MIOSHA), and they oversee OSHA training in Grand Rapids MI at most work places. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) administers the MIOSH Act, titled Act 154 of 1974. The agency also licenses asbestos contractors and certifies asbestos workers. The agency administers the MIOSHA program through an organization comprised of: the Construction Safety and Health Division, the General Industry Safety and Health Division, the Consultation Education and Training Division, the MIOSHA Appeals Division, the Management and Technical Services Division, and program administration.
MI OSHA Training Regulations and Standards
MIOSHA Standards are significantly different than those of Federal OSHA. The standards can be accessed on the MIOSHA website.
MIOSHA applies to all public and private sector places of employment in the State, with the exception of Federal employees, the United States Postal Service (USPS), domestic employment, maritime, and mining, which are subject to Federal OSHA jurisdiction.
Michigan OSHA Information
MIOSHA has two enforcement divisions: the General Industry Safety and Health Division (GISHD) and the Construction Safety and Health Division (CSHD).
The GISHD conducts safety and health inspections and investigations in all places of employment within the state of Michigan, including those in Grand Rapids, except those operations and activities covered by the Construction Safety and Health Division. This includes both private employers and all levels of public sector employers except facilities of the federal government.
The CSHD primarily conducts inspections to enforce occupational safety and health standards in the construction industry, and oversees licensing of asbestos abatement contractors and accreditation of asbestos workers.
MIOSHA Hotline – 1-(800) TO-MIOSH or (800) 866-4674
MIOSHA Fatality or Catastrophe Hotline – (800) 858-0397
Federal OSHA National Hotline Telephone Number – 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 our control. Contact MIOSHA program staff directly to verify important information about OSHA training requirements in Grand Rapids MI.