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MCat: US Laws

Full text of regulations of interest to risk managers, insurance, environmental safety & health, occupational medicine, human resource managers, etc. - over 30 categories of federal and industry standards and codes (e.g, ADA, CFR, DOT, EPA, FDA, HFCA, OSHA, etc.) Most include the text of US national industry standards & federal laws with interpretations of specific passages and resources to assist with compliance. Note: in general, the industry standards are not available in full text here - catalog ordering information provided in these cases, such as ANSI/ISO, NFPA, ASTM, ASAE, NEC and others.

Asbestos Standards

EPA Asbestos Laws and Regulations. AHERA: Asbestos Hazardous Emergency Response Act. ASHAA: Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Act.

Bicycle Laws

Resource materials relating to state laws for bicycles, electric bicycles, scooters, mopeds, etc

Biosafety Laws

Federal biosafety standards including guidelines to assist with compliance.

Boiler Codes

State boiler code requirements and their enforcing agencies. Ordering information for the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC). Note: WY has no boiler safety legislation

Building Codes

Ordering information for building code standards such as Uniform Building Code, Uniform Fire Code, National Electric Code. Full text of the Savings in Construction Act of 1996 - metric requirements in federal construction.

Copyright Laws

US Copyright law - text of the law - pending legislation - information circulars.

CPSC Rules

industry guidance and official federal information on consumer product safety regulations.

DOT Laws

Full text of 49 CFR and all amendments. Includes Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, and more. Full text of the state transportation laws available on the internet.

EEOC Rules

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission laws and guidance.

EPA Laws

Full text of EPA environmental statutes - clean air, superfund, clean water, etc. EPA-related Federal Register documents. Advisory letters from the EPA providing interpretations to questions related to EPA regs. Full text of the state environmental laws available on the internet.


Full text of the federal law - Employee Retirement Income Security Act by section. Full text of PBGC regulations designed to protect American worker pensions.

FAA Standards

Provides access to the full text of Title 14 CFR Parts 1-199 Federal Aviation Regulations, 14 CFR Part 67 - FAA Medical Standards and Certification, etc.

Fastener Quality Act

Full text of an Act to require that certain fasteners sold in commerce conform to the specifications to which they are represented to be manufactured, to provide for accreditation of laboratories engaged in fastener testing, to require inspection, testing, and certification, in accordance with standardized methods, of fasteners used in critical applications to increase fastener quality and reduce the danger of fastener failure, and for other purposes.

FDA Laws

Includes the full text of the legislation and guidance on the general requirements of FDA laws and regulations.

Fire Marshal

State fire marshal office requirements and related laws and regulations

FMLA Rules

Full text of the law and of a guide to assist with compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act.


Full text of the US Freedom of Information Act. US Department of Justice materials on FOIA.

FTC Rules

Full text of 16 CFR Parts 0 to 999 - Commercial Practices Chapter 1 Federal Trade Commission

Hazmat Rules

Full text of DOT regulations, rulings, interpretations and guidance related to hazardous materials transport.

Health Laws

Links to the health departments for each state. Full text of the state health laws for those available on the internet.

Immigration Laws

Full text of US immigration laws.

Insurance Laws

Links to the insurance departments for each state. Full text of the state insurance laws for those available on the internet.

Internet Regulations

Communications Decency Act. Telecommunications Act. Electronic Communications Privacy Act. Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Copyright Act.Lanham/Trademark Act. Anti-Dilution Act.

Labor Laws

US Department of Labor laws and complicance assistance for Family and Medical Leave Act, Employment Standards Administration, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program, Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration. Full text of the state labor laws available on the internet.

Lead Laws

Downloadable files on lead-based paint regulations from HUD and lead standards from OSHA. Abstracts of state statutes on lead hazard reduction, lead abatement, lead disposal, lead poisoning.

Longshore WC Act

Full text of US Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act standards and compliance assistance.

Maritime Laws

Full text of US Title Codes 33 and 46. US Coast Guard requirements for recreational boaters. Federal Register Notices on boating safety.

Medicare Laws

Full text of laws promulgated by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

MSHA Standards

Full text of US Mining Safety & Health Administration standards and compliance assistance.


Full text of all sections of NAFTA - Canada, Mexico and USA - free trade agreement.

OSHA Standards

Full text of all Occupational Safety & Health Administration standards.

Pesticide Laws

Full text of EPA & FDA regulations relating to pesticides: The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996. The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).

Pipeline Rules

Federal Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) laws and regulations

Pipeline States

Safety agencies that regulate, inspect, enforce interstate/interstate gas pipeline safety and intrastate/interstate hazardous liquid pipeline safety and their pipeline safety-related laws and regulations

Privacy Laws

US regulations on the collection, maintenance, use & dissemination of personal information.

Radiation Laws

Full text of radiation regulations and reference materials from a variety of sources in the US government. TLV exposure criteria. Full text of the state radiation laws available on the internet.

Security Legislation

US federal laws on Espionage, Terrorism, National Security, Law Enforcement, Export Control, Information Protection, Encryption, Miscellaneous.

TSCA Rules

Resources and regulations related to the Toxic Substances Control Act.

UCC Code

Full text of US Uniform Commercial Code laws.

USA Laws

Titles 1 - 50 of the United States Codes. Replication of the 6-month calendar published by the Office of the Federal Register in April & Oct. Understanding the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Search engines for US federal and state laws in the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, United States Code, Congressional Record, state legislation resources, federal court opinions, etc.

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