State Occupational Safety and Health Plans - Complete contact and regulatory information - Free

State Occupational Safety and Health Plans - Complete contact and regulatory information - Free

State OSHA Agencies
with OSHA-Approved State Plans

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ehso blue lightbar Section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the Act) encourages States to develop and operate their own job safety and health programs. OSHA approves and monitors State plans. The following states have approved State Plans (click on the links for details and contact information for each state program):
NOTE: The Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Virgin Islands plans cover public sector (State & local government) employment only.

Frequently asked questions related to State OSH Plans include:
  1. What is a State OSH Program?
  2. How does a State establish its own program?
Additional Information about State OSH Plans:
  • State Plan Emergency Preparedness/Homeland Security Initiatives and Guidance Materials: Many of the OSHA-approved state plans have implemented or assisted in the development of emergency preparedness and/or homeland security related initiatives and guidance materials. OSHA's Press Release Special Review of the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Program Testimony before the House Committee on Education and Labor - 10/29/09
  • New Illinois Public Employee Only State Plan- approved 9/1/2009 as the 27th State Plan/5th PEO State Plan (All State Plans cover the public sector)
  • State Standards and Directives
  • State Plan Publications and Training Materials: Links to examples of State outreach and training materials.

  • State Plan Poster Availability: Links to State Plan posters available for immediate download from the State websites or contact information to request a poster.
  • State and Local Government Worker Page: Information about safety and health coverage of employees of state and local governments.
  • Agency Policies and Directives: OSHA memoranda and directives related to State Plans.
  • Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs: This OSHA directorate includes the Office of State Programs, which coordinates the Agency's activities with the State Plans.
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    Directory of States with Approved
    Occupational Safety and Health Plans

    Last Updated: January 2010
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    Directory of States with Approved
    Occupational Safety and Health Plans
    ehso blue lightbarAlaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
    P.O. Box 111149
    1111 W. 8th Street, Room 304
    Juneau, Alaska 99811-1149
    Clark Bishop, Commissioner (907) 465-2700 Fax: (907) 465-2784
    Grey Mitchell, Director (907) 465-4855 Fax: (907) 465-6012
    Alaska Labor Standards and Safety Division
    ehso blue lightbarIndustrial Commission of Arizona
    800 W. Washington
    Phoenix, Arizona 85007-2922
    Larry Etchechury, Director, ICA (602) 542-4411 Fax: (602) 542-7889
    Darin Perkins, Program Director (602) 542-5795 Fax: (602) 542-1614
    ehso blue lightbarCalifornia Department of Industrial Relations
    455 Golden Gate Avenue, 10th Floor
    San Francisco, California 94102
    John Duncan, Director (415) 703-5050 Fax: (415) 703-5059
    Len Welsh, Chief, Cal/OSHA (510) 286-7000 Fax: (510) 286-7037
    Vicky Heza, Deputy Chief, Cal/OSHA (714) 558-4411 Fax: (714) 558-4431
    California OSHA
    ehso blue lightbarConnecticut Department of Labor
    200 Folly Brook Boulevard
    Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109
    Patricia H. Mayfield, Commissioner (860) 263-6505 Fax: (860) 263-6529
    38 Wolcott Hill Road
    Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109
    Richard Palo, Director (860) 263-6900 Fax: (860) 263-6940
    Connecticut Department of Labor
    ehso blue lightbarHawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
    830 Punchbowl Street
    Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
    Darwin Ching, Director (808) 586-8842 Fax: (808) 586-9099
    Hawaii Dept of Labor and Industrial Relations
    ehso blue lightbarIndiana Department of Labor
    State Office Building
    402 West Washington Street, Room W195
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2751
    Lori A. Torres, Commissioner (317) 232-2378 Fax: (317) 233-3790
    Jeffry S. Carter, Deputy Commissioner, IOSHA (317) 233-3605 Fax: (317) 233-3790
    Indiana Department of Labor
    ehso blue lightbarIowa Division of Labor Services
    1000 E. Grand Avenue
    Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0209
    Dave Neil, Commissioner (515) 281-8067 Fax: (515) 281-4698
    Mary L. Bryant, Administrator (515) 281-3469 Fax: (515) 281-7995
    ehso blue lightbarKentucky Department of Labor
    1047 U.S. Highway 127 South, Suite 4
    Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
    Philip J. Anderson, Commissioner (502) 564-3070 Fax: (502) 564-5387
    Stephen L. Morrison, Executive Director, Office of Occupational Safety & Health (502) 564-3070 ext. 305
    Fax: (502) 564-5723
    Kentucky Labor Cabinet
    ehso blue lightbarMaryland Division of Labor and Industry
    Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
    1100 North Eutaw Street, Room 613
    Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2206
    Ron DeJuliis, Commissioner (410) 767-2241 Fax: (410) 767-2986
    Roger Campbell, Assistant Commissioner, MOSH (410) 767-2190
    Maryland Division of Labor and Industry
    ehso blue lightbarMichigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth
    Keith Cooley, Director (517) 373-7230 Fax: (517) 373-2129
    Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    P.O. Box 30643
    Lansing, MI 48909-8143
    Douglas Kalinowski, Director (517) 322-1817 Fax: (517) 322-1775
    Martha Yoder, Deputy Director (517) 322-1817 Fax: (517) 322-1775
    Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services
    ehso blue lightbarMinnesota Department of Labor and Industry
    443 Lafayette Road
    St. Paul, Minnesota 55155
    Steve Sviggum, Commissioner (651) 284-5010 Fax: (651) 284-5721
    Thomas Joachim, Assistant Commissioner (651) 284-5018 Fax: (651) 284-5720
    Jeff Isakson, Administrative Director, OSHA Management Team (651) 284-5310 Fax: (651) 284-5741
    Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
    ehso blue lightbarNevada Division of Industrial Relations
    400 West King Street, Suite 400
    Carson City, Nevada 89703
    Roger Bremner, Administrator (775) 684-7260 Fax: (775) 687-6305
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    1301 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 200
    Henderson, Nevada 89074
    Stephen Coffield, Acting Chief Administrative Officer (702) 486-9044 Fax: (702) 990-0358
    Nevada Department of Business & Industry
    ehso blue lightbarNew Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
    Office of Public Employees' Occupational Safety & Health (PEOSH)
    1 John Fitch Plaza
    P.O. Box 386
    Trenton, NJ 08625-0386
    David J. Socolow, Commissioner (609) 292-2975 Fax: (609) 633-9271
    Leonard Katz, Assistant Commissioner (609) 292-2313 Fax: (609) 695-1314
    Howard Black, Director, PSOSH (609) 292-0501 Fax: (609) 292-3749
    Gary Ludwig, Director, Occupational Health Service, New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (609) 984-1843 Fax: (609) 984-0849
    ehso blue lightbarNew Mexico Environment Department
    525 Camino de los Marquez, Suite 3
    P.O. Box 26110
    Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502
    Ron Curry, Secretary (505) 827-2855 Fax: (505) 827-2836
    Butch Tongate, Bureau Chief (505) 476-8700 Fax: (505) 476-8734
    New Mexico Environment Department
    ehso blue lightbarNew York Department of Labor
    New York Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau (PESH)
    State Office Campus Building 12, Room 158
    Albany, New York 12240
    M. Patricia Smith, Commissioner (518) 457-2741 Fax: (518) 457-6908
    Maureen Cox, Director, Division of Safety and Health (518) 457-3518 Fax: (518) 457-1519
    David Rupert, Assistant Director, Division of Safety and Health (518) 457-1263 Fax: (518) 457-5545
    Norman Labbe, Public Employee Safety and Health Program Manager (518) 457-1263 Fax: (518) 457-5545
    New York Department of Labor
    ehso blue lightbarNorth Carolina Department of Labor
    1101 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1101
    Cherie Berry, Commissioner (919) 733-0359 Fax: (919) 733-6197
    Allen McNeely, Deputy Commissioner, OSH Director (919) 807-2861 Fax: (919) 807-2855
    Kevin Beauregard, OSH Assistant Director (919) 807-2863 Fax: (919) 807-2856
    North Carolina Department of Labor
    ehso blue lightbarOregon Occupational Safety and Health Division
    Department of Consumer and Business Services
    350 Winter Street, NE, Room 430
    P.O. Box 14480
    Salem, Oregon 97309-0405
    Michael Wood, Administrator (503) 378-3272 Fax: (503) 947-7461
    Joan Fraser, Deputy Administrator (503) 378-3272 Fax: (503) 947-7461
    David Sparks, Liaison for Federal & External Communications (503) 378-3272
    Fax: (503) 947-7461
    Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services
    ehso blue lightbarPuerto Rico Department of Labor
    Prudencio Rivera Martnez Building. 20 Floor
    505 Muoz Rivera Avenue
    Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00918
    Roman M. Velasco Gonzalez, Secretary
    (787) 754-2119 Fax: (787) 753-9550
    Myrna I. Velez Pineiro, Acting Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health
    (787) 754-2172 ext. 234 Fax: (787) 754-2171
    ehso blue lightbarSouth Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation
    Synergy Business Park, Kingstree Building
    110 Centerview Drive
    P.O. Box 11329
    Columbia, South Carolina 29211
    Adrienne R. Youmans, Director (803) 896-4300 Fax: (803) 896-4393
    Dottie Ison, Administrator (803) 896-7686 Fax: (803) 896-7670
    Office of Voluntary Programs (803) 896-7787 Fax: (803) 896-7750
    South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
    ehso blue lightbarTennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
    220 French Landing Drive
    Nashville, Tennessee 37243
    James G. Neeley, Commissioner (615) 741-2582 Fax: (615) 741-5078
    John Winkler, Program Director (615) 741-2793 Fax: (615) 741-3325
    Tennessee Department of Labor

    ehso blue lightbarUtah Labor Commission
    160 East 300 South, 3rd Floor
    P.O. Box 146650
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6650
    Sherrie M. Hayashi, Commissioner (801) 530-6848 Fax: (801) 530-6390
    Louis Silva, UOSH Administrator (801) 530-6901 Fax: (801) 530-7606
    Utah Industrial Commission
    ehso blue lightbarVermont Department of Labor
    5 Green Mountain Drive
    P.O. Box 488
    Montpelier, Vermont 05601-0488
    Patricia Moulton Powden, Commissioner (802) 828-4301 Fax: (802) 888-4022
    Robert McLeod, Vermont OSHA Compliance Program Manager (802) 828-2765 Fax: (802) 828-0408
    Vermont Department of Labor and Industry
    ehso blue lightbarVirgin Islands Department of Labor
    3012 Golden Rock
    Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands 00840
    Albert Bryant, Commissioner (340) 773-1994 Fax: (340) 773-1858
    Glen Smith, Assistant Commissioner, (340) 776-3700 Fax: (340) 774-5908
    ehso blue lightbarVirginia Department of Labor and Industry
    Powers-Taylor Building
    13 South 13th Street
    Richmond, Virginia 23219-4101
    C. Raymond Davenport, Commissioner (804) 786-2377 Fax: (804) 371-6524
    William Burge, Assistant Commissioner (804) 371-2327 Fax: (804) 371-6524
    Glenn Cox, Director, Safety Compliance, VOSHA (804) 786-2391 Fax: (804) 371-6524
    Jay Withrow, Director, Office of Legal Support (804) 371-2327 Fax: (804) 371-6524
    ehso blue lightbarWashington Department of Labor and Industries
    General Administration Building
    PO Box 44001
    Olympia, Washington 98504-4001
    7273 Linderson Way SW
    Tumwater, WA 98501-5414
    Judy Schurke, Director (360) 902-4200 Fax: (360) 902-4202
    Division of Occupational Safety and Health
    Steve Cant, Assistant Director [PO Box 44600]
    (360) 902-5495 Fax: (360) 902-5438
    Washington Department of Labor and Industries
    ehso blue lightbarWyoming Department of Employment
    Workers' Safety and Compensation Division
    1510 East Pershing Boulevard - West Wing
    Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
    Gary Child, Director (307) 777-7441 Fax: (307) 777-6552
    J.D. Danni, OSHA Program Manager (307) 777-7786 Fax: (307) 777-3646
    Wyoming Department of Employment

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    State OSHA Safety Plan Posters - Free Downloads

    ehso blue lightbarJanuary 2008

    All of the 26 State Plan States have posters on their occupational safety and health program that employers must post in the workplace. Twenty (20) of these States have an English poster available on the State website and 15 States have a Spanish poster electronically available. Two States (Minnesota and Washington) also provide the poster in other languages on their websites, including Arabic, Cambodian, Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Oromo, Russian, Serbian, Somali, and Vietnamese. The chart below provides links to the posters available for immediate download from the State websites or contact information to request a poster.
    State Plan Poster Available on the State Website?
    ALASKA English [PDF 77 KB]
    ARIZONA English/Spanish [PDF 57.3 KB]
    CALIFORNIA English [PDF 22.9 KB]
    Spanish [PDF 24.5 KB]
    CONNECTICUT* No. Contact the State to obtain a copy.
    HAWAII No. Contact the State to obtain a copy.
    INDIANA English [PDF 488 KB]
    IOWA English [PDF - 224 KB]
    KENTUCKY English [PDF 93.8 KB]
    Spanish [PDF - 102 KB]
    MARYLAND Spanish [DOC - 285 KB]
    MICHIGAN English [PDF 243 KB]
    Spanish [PDF 29.9 KB]
    MINNESOTA English [PDF 79 KB]
    Spanish [PDF 152 KB]
    Arabic [PDF 322 KB]
    Cambodian [PDF 223 KB]
    Hmong [PDF 165 KB]
    Laotian [PDF 181 KB]
    Oromo [PDF 149 KB]
    Russian [PDF 286 KB]
    Serbian [PDF 163 KB]
    Somali [PDF 157 KB]
    Vietnamese [PDF 157 KB]
    NEVADA English [PDF - 71 KB]
    Spanish [PDF 99.7 KB]
    NEW JERSEY* No. Contact the State to obtain a copy.
    NEW MEXICO English/Spanish [PDF 218 KB]
    NEW YORK* English [PDF 53.4 KB]
    NORTH CAROLINA English [PDF - 105 KB]
    Spanish [PDF - 113 KB]
    OREGON English [PDF 378 KB]
    Spanish [PDF 155 KB]
    PUERTO RICO No. Contact the State to obtain a copy.
    SOUTH CAROLINA English [PDF - 34 KB]
    Spanish [PDF - 108 KB]
    TENNESSEE English [PDF - 72 KB]
    Spanish [PDF - 1 MB]
    UTAH English [PDF 28.6 KB]
    Spanish [PDF 89.9 KB]
    VERMONT English [PDF 134 KB]
    VIRGIN ISLANDS* No. Contact the State to obtain a copy.
    VIRGINIA English [PDF 109 KB]
    Spanish [PDF 104 KB]
    WASHINGTON English/Spanish [PDF 148 KB]
    Cambodian [PDF 148 KB]
    Chinese [PDF 378 KB]
    Korean [PDF 260 KB]
    Russian [PDF 312 KB]
    Vietnamese [PDF 417 KB]
    WYOMING English [PDF 1.27 MB]
    TOTAL: 26 English: 20; Spanish: 15; Other Languages: 2

    *State plan covers public employees only; Federal OSHA covers private sector.

    Other links - Non-Approved states

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