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Occupational Safety protects the public and private sector by enforcing health and safety standards for all state agencies, public buildings, and city and town educational facilities, and by educating the public regarding these standards.

Occupational Safety is comprised of separate areas of expertise—Boilers, Elevators, Right to Know and Weights & Measures.

Elevator Safety


Insures elevators, escalators,
dumbwaiters, moving walks,
wheelchair lifts, material lifts,
conveyors and related devices
are inspected annually for safety
and issues a certificate of

Inspecting an elevator
Contact Info:
(401) 462-8570, option #3

Boiler Safety


Inspects and certifies that all
high and low pressure boilers and
pressure vessels, storage
tanks, expansion tanks, steam
kettles, and deaerators are
functioning in a safe manner in
commercial establishments and
public buildings

Boiler inspection
Contact Info:
(401) 462-8570, option #1



Educates and trains employers
and employees where hazardous
substances being used,
stored or transported. The priority
of conducting an inspection
is to effectively ensure that the
maximum feasible protection is
provided to the workers of this state.

Bio Hazard
Contact Info:
(401) 462-8570, option #4

Weights and

Certifies sealers to perform
inspections to ensure the
calibration of all measuring
devices used by RI businesses.
Certifies scales used for retail
and wholesale purposes, certifies
gasoline measuring devices to
prevent fraud and deception and
the licensing of oil dealers.

Click here to read about one of
our sealers in The Independent

Gas pump
Contact Info:
(401) 462-8570, option #6







Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Program (EPCRA) is housed at the Department of Environmental Management.

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