federal regulatory agencies

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dmk395, Sep 10, 2001.

  1. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 994

    Which agencies regulate the green industry? The reason I ask is so that I can complete a term paper on regulations, which regulate how we all work.
  2. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    OSHA is the big player on the safety side.

    State labor department

    Immigration control (forgot what they're real name is)

    Don't know who chimes in on the environmental side, sorry
  3. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Posts: 771

    OSHA safety regulations

    EPA for pesticide

    DOT transportation of pesticides/equipment; MAZMAT

    Dept of Labor re labor laws, workers comp

    INS document alien workers

    Dept. of Agriculture for the greenside of the industry now add all the state agencies that supervise the enforcement of the federal agencies listed above.

    I'm sure others can name a few that I may have missed.
  4. OSHA / ANSI / EPA / DEC (my area) / INS / IRS! / there are others, but I did not see IRS and ANSI in there-
  5. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 994

    thanks guys

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