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The following states have approved State Plans:

NOTE:The Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, and Virgin Islands State Plans cover public sector (state and local government) workers only.

Office of State Programs (OSP)

  • Eric Lahaie, Director
  • Suzanne Smith, Supervisor
  • Danielle Gibbs
  • Diane Price
  • Chantel Sollers
  • Paul Tanner
  • Rebecca Young

E-Newsletter: 2013 OSHA Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Workers. Also, available as a PDF.

State Plans

Section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the Act) encourages states to develop and operate their own safety and health programs in the workplace. OSHA approves and monitors State Plans.


Contact Information

*Note: The twenty-five states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
denoted in white have OSHA-approved State Plans.

Region 1 Region 2 Region 2 Region 3 Region 4 Region 5 Region 6 Region 7 Region 8 Region 9 Region 9 Region 10 Region 10
  • Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs
  • 200 Constitution Avenue, NW - Room N-3700
  • Washington, DC 20210
  • (202) 693-2244

*Accessibility Assistance: Contact OSHA's Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs at (202) 693-2200 for assistance accessing PDF materials.

All other documents, that are not PDF materials or formatted for the web, are available as Microsoft Office® formats and videos and are noted accordingly. If additional assistance is needed with reading, reviewing or accessing these documents or any figures and illustrations, please also contact OSHA's Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs at (202) 693-2200.

**eBooks - EPUB is the most common format for e-Books. If you use a Sony Reader, a Nook, or an iPad you can download the EPUB file format. If you use a Kindle, you can download the MOBI file format.

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