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Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP)

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Federal Directive Number: CPL-02-00-149

Date of Directive: June 18, 2010

This Instruction establishes enforcement policies and procedures for OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP), which concentrates resources on inspecting employers who have demonstrated indifference to their OSH Act obligations by willful, repeated, or failure-to-abate violations. This Instruction replaces OSHA's Enhanced Enforcement Program (EEP).

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State Intent to Adopt Adopt Identical Date Adopted URL or Contact
AK Yes Yes 09/07/2010 NA
AZ Pending Pending Pending State Response Pending
CA Yes Yes 12/31/10 NA
CT+ Yes No Pending Public Sector Only State Plan
HI Pending Pending Pending State Response Pending
IA Yes No Pending IOSH Administrator, 515-281-3469
IL+ Yes Yes 10/01/2010 Public Sector Only State Plan
IN Yes Yes 09/01/2010 NA
KY Yes Yes 10/01/2010 Chuck Stribling, CSP OSH Federal-State Coordinator
MD Yes No Pending MOSH, (410) 527-4447
MI Yes No 12/15/2010 Martha Yoder, Deputy Director,
517-322-1817
MN Yes No Pending OSHA Compliance
651-284-5050
NC Yes No 12/14/2010 NC Field Operations Manual (FOM) - See Chapter 2
NJ+ Yes Yes Pending Public Sector Only State Plan
NM Yes Yes 07/26/2010 NA
NV Yes Yes 11/01/2010 NA
NY+ Yes Yes 10/14/2010 Public Sector Only State Plan
OR Yes No 12/09/2010 Program Directive (PDF*)
PR Yes No 12/09/2010 Jay G. Rullan, Director, Technical Support Division
787-754-2172 ext 3354
SC Yes No 2/28/2011 Dottie Ison, Administrator
TN Yes Yes 09/30/2010 NA
UT Yes Yes 10/01/2010 NA
VA Yes No Pending John Crisanti, 804-786-4300
VI+ Yes Yes 01/10/2011 Public Sector Only State Plan
VT Yes Yes 10/01/2010 NA
WA Yes No 12/28/2010 Severe Violator Enforcement Program (PDF*)
WY Yes Yes 10/01/2010 NA
Total 25 14

+ Plan covers State and local government employees only.

[Last updated: April 14, 2011]


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