Hispanic Outreach: OSHA Directory
The OSHA Directory contains contact information for the OSHA national, regional/area offices, state programs, and consultation programs that are incorporated within the Hispanic Outreach Module of Quick Start. Please contact any of these respective offices for any additional information.
- OSHA National Office
- The Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP) coordinates OSHA's role in carrying out training and education for employers and employees, implementing consultation and cooperative programs, and coordinating the agency's compliance assistance and outreach activities, as well as the agency's relations with state plan states.
- The Directorate of Construction administers workplace safety standards and regulations to ensure safe working conditions for the nation's construction workers; and coordinates with and provides assistance to other regulatory agencies on the implementation and enforcement of major construction laws and standards.
- The Directorate of Enforcement Programs (DEP) supports OSHA’s mission of enforcing standards. Through policy vehicles such as Directives and Interpretations, DEP provides guidance on how Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) enforce OSHA standards and how employers are expected to comply with OSHA standards. DEP provides guidance in the areas of general industry, maritime, whistleblower investigations, federal agencies, and in health areas of the construction industry. DEP also provides guidance on the application of the General Duty Clause, section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act, as well as OSHA standards in 29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1919 and portions of 1926 and 1960. DEP monitors Inspection Data and Statistics to identify trends in industry. DEP works closely with the Directorate of Standards and Guidance and other OSHA directorates in the development of new information and ways of protecting workers from safety and health hazards.
- Office of Publications maintains a listing of available safety and health publications that can be mailed or downloaded via the OSHA Web site.
- OSHA 1-800 Number. Callers to OSHA's 1-800 number may now access a Spanish-language option to further assist Spanish-speaking employers and workers in need of additional safety and health information.
- OSHA E-correspondence. Visitors to OSHA's Web site can submit questions about general safety and health topics online in English and Spanish.
- Regional/Area Offices are available to assist employers and Hispanic workers in outreach and training.
- Alliance Program Coordinators have been designated by OSHA to coordinate the regional implementation of the Alliance Program.
- Diverse Workforce/Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Coordinators have been designated by OSHA to assist employers with outreach, education and training for their Spanish-speaking workforce.
- State Programs. States are encouraged to develop and operate their own job safety and health programs. OSHA approves and monitors state programs and provides up to 50 percent of an approved plan's operating costs.
- Consultation Program. OSHA offers employers, particularly small businesses, free on-site safety and health services through its Consultation Program.
- Directorate of Training and Education develops policy and implements programs designed to educate and train students in the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions.
- OSHA Training Institute Educational Training Centers are regionally located training centers throughout the United States that offer a wide range of safety and health classes including some in Spanish.