Safety

Q&A: Tap or bottled water

OSHA Healthcare Connection, March 31, 2009

Q: The tap water in the office is terrible. Doesn’t OSHA require an employer to provide safe drinking water to its employees?

A: Yes, OSHA says your employer must provide potable water, which, unfortunately for your taste, includes tap water.

For more on this question, see the Ask the Expert post in the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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