Records and Databases

Home > Resources > Records and Databases

Records and Databases

Public records are available under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act to the extent allowed by law.

Requests must be made in writing to:
Arkansas Department of Labor
ATTN: Legal Division
900 W Capitol Ave, Suite 400
Little Rock, AR  72201.

You may also send your request via email to

These records include the following:

Amusement Ride Safety

  • Inspection Reports

Boiler Safety

  • Permitting and inspection records on boilers, pressure vessels, and pressure piping
  • Licensing records on boiler operators, installers, repairers, and inspectors

Electrical Safety

  • Licensing records on electricians and apprentices
  • Inspection reportssing records on boiler operators, installers, repairers, and inspectors

Elevator Safety

  • Inspection records, witness tests, and installation records
  • Licensing records on inspectors, mechanics, and contractors

Information and Publications

  • News releases and news files
  • Monthly and annual reports
  • Newsletters
  • Brochures, booklets, and pamphletss, mechanics, and contractors

Labor Standards

  • Wage and Hour inspection reports
  • Wage claim investigative reports
  • Licensing records on private employment agencies
  • Child labor work permit recordsractors


  • Litigation files
  • Rule-making files
  • Opinion letters


  • Mediation records to assist in the collective bargaining process are confidential by state law.

Occupational Safety and Health

  • OSHA consultation evaluations (confidential by federal law)
  • Compliance, investigation, and consultation reports for public sector employers
  • Mine safety and health training records, miner records, and mining maps
  • Statistical information on injuries, illnesses and fatalities (specific employer information confidential by federal law)

Computer databases maintained by the Arkansas Department of Labor include:

  • Licensed Electrician Database
  • Electrician Applicant Database
  • Licensed Boiler Operator Database
  • Boiler and Pressure Vessel Equipment Database
  • Elevator Equipment Database
  • Amusement Ride Database
  • Mine Safety and Health Training Database
  • Labor Standards Database
  • Wage Claims Database
  • Child Labor Work Permit Database