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Unformatted text preview: occurred STATE LAWS THAT ADDRESS NEEDLESTICK INJURY PREVENTION: THE SECOND PRONG There are some states (and territories) that have state OSHA plans, and have a designated state agency to enforce occupational safety and health standards. The current list of states with approved plans is available in Table 1. Further information on state plans can be found on the OSHA website, and that reference is listed on the Internet Resources page. The standards are set by the state and are required to be at least as stringent as the federal OSHA standards. States without state OSHA plans leave the responsibility for the development and enforcement of occupational safety and health standards to federal OSHA. The federal OSHA plan covers private employees. The coverage of private and public employees varies among the states, and it is best to review that information for your own state. Those laws are also undergoing continuous review and revision, and it would not be accurate for a summary to be provided in this module. Table 1. State Occupational Safety and Health Plans. Alaska Arizona California Connecticut* Hawaii Indiana Iowa Kentucky Maryland Michigan Minnesota Nevada New Jersey* New Mexico New Yo...
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