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Athletic Commissioner

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Boiler and Pressure Vessel Board

Boiler Inspection

Child Labor

Contractor Registration

Elevator Safety Board

Elevators and Escalators 

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Hazardous Chemical Reporting (SERC - EPCRA)


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Utility Safety Information for working around natural gas pipes and electrical lines. 

Elaws Advisors help you understand your rights and responsibilities under the employment laws and regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Labor.


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Iowa Division of Labor

Michael A. Mauro, Labor Commissioner

Workers' Memorial Ceremony
 Workers' Memorial Ceremony




Workers Memorial Day Ceremony

Tuesday, April, 28, 2015


State Capitol, West Terrace Lawn

The Unions of the AFL-CIO set aside a day each year as Workers Memorial Day. This is a day to honor and remember Iowans who in the past year have died in Iowa’s workplaces and serving in our Military. This is also a day to reflect on the lives that were lost and to renew our commitment to safe and healthy workplaces for all of Iowans.

Changes to OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting:  Iowa OSHA adopted changes on January 14, 2015, to the reporting and recordkeeping rules.  The changes are consistent with the changes occurring at the federal level.  To view detailed information on the federal website, click here.  To view Iowa's new rules, click here 

The Iowa Division of Labor is responsible for the enforcement of programs designed to protect the safety, health and economic security of all Iowans.  Our programs protect people who ride on elevators, escalators and amusement rides.  We protect anyone who enters a building with an asbestos abatement project or a public building with a boiler. We protect employees from dangers in the workplace and protect employees' rights to be paid wages.  We protect Iowa's children from dangers in workplaces and enhance their educational experiences. 

The links on this page provide more detailed information. 

2014 Iowa Worker Memorial Day


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