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Douglas J. Kalinowski, Director
Tina Jones, Deputy Director

The Directorate of Cooperative and State Program implements OSHA's cooperative programs, coordinates the agency's compliance assistance and outreach activities, and coordinates the agency's relations with state plan states.


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DCSP Functions

Cooperative Programs

OSHA offers a number of avenues for businesses and organizations to work cooperatively with the Agency. DCSP implements the following cooperative programs and initiatives:


State Plans


DCSP coordinates the Agency's activities with OSHA-approved State Plans.

Compliance Assistance and Outreach

The Directorate also coordinates OSHA's outreach and compliance assistance activities, including:

DCSP Offices

Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs - Room N3700
200 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20210
(202) 693-2200

Office of Outreach Services and Alliances (202) 693-2340
The Office of Outreach Services and Alliances is responsible for coordinating OSHA's compliance assistance and outreach activities and implementing the Alliance Program.

Office of Partnerships and Recognition (202) 693-2213
The Office of Partnerships and Recognition administers the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the OSHA Strategic Partnership Program (OSPP), and OSHA Challenge.

Office of Small Business Assistance (202) 693-2220
The Office of Small Business Assistance (OSBA) administers the OSHA On-site Consultation Program, which offers free and confidential advice to small and medium-sized businesses in all states across the country, with priority given to high-hazard worksites. OSBA also coordinates OSHA activity on behalf of small business and serves as Agency liaison with stakeholders to develop and enhance relationships between the Agency and the small business community.

Office of State Programs (202) 693-2244
The Office of State Programs (OSP) ensures that OSHA-approved State Plans are at least as effective as OSHA in protecting workers and preventing work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths as provided for in the OSH Act of 1970. OSP provides leadership and direction related to the establishment, operation, and oversight of OSHA-approved State Plans, and fosters and promotes a strong working relationship and open communication between OSHA and its State Plan partners.