Colorado Releases Guide to Marijuana Workers Safety and Health

Colorado officials have released the Guide to Worker Safety and Health in the Marijuana Industry.

According to the guide’s official intro, it is “intended to help assist employers in the marijuana industry build occupational safety and health programs.” It was created by a Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment working group that included “epidemiologists, medical doctors, industrial hygienists, safety professionals, and regulatory specialists” According to the guide, this resulted in “a thorough review of the potential occupational safety and health issues in the industry”.

The guide points out that it doesn’t introduce any new regulations for the cannabis instead. Rather, it includes details about current regulations and best industry practices (using both state and federal guidelines).

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