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Federal Program Change Summary Report
Communicating OSHA Fatality Inspection Procedures to a Victim's Family


Federal Directive Number:
Date of Directive:
CPL 02-00-153
April 17, 2012
This instruction describes a Federal program change which provides guidance and a three-phased approach for communicating with family members of victims of workplace accidents throughout the investigation of the accident and settlement process.
Equivalency Required
Intention Required
State Intent to Adopt Adopt Identical State Adoption Date URL or Contact
AK YES NO 08/12/2012 AKOSH Program Directive #12-07 (PDF*) Keith Bailey 907-269-4943
AZ YES YES 11/19/2012 N/A
CA NO N/A N/A N/A
CT YES YES 06/06/2012 N/A
HI YES YES 10/01/2012 N/A
IA YES YES 10/01/2012 N/A
IL NO N/A N/A N/A
IN NO N/A N/A N/A
KY YES YES 07/01/2012 Chuck Stribling, CSP, OSH Federal-State Coordinator (502) 564-3070
MD YES NO Pending Michelle Vanreusel, (410) 527-4499
MI YES NO 8/31/2012 MIOSHA-COM-06-1R3 - Inclusion of Victim's Families in Fatality Investigations (DOC*)
MN NO N/A N/A N/A
NC YES NO 06/15/2012 Chapter VIII of the NC FOM
NJ YES YES 05/14/2012 N/A
NM YES YES 08/14/2012 N/A
NV YES NO Pending NVOSHA (702) 486-9020
NY NO N/A N/A N/A
OR YES NO 10/11/2012 Program Directive (PDF*)
Peggy Munsell, (503) 947-7446
PR YES YES 08/28/2012 N/A
SC YES NO 06/29/2012 Gwendolyn M. Thomas, (803) 896-5811
TN YES YES 06/17/2012 N/A
UT NO N/A N/A N/A
VA YES NO Pending John Cristanti, (804) 786-4300
VI YES YES 10/14/2012 N/A
VT YES YES 06/01/2012 N/A
WA YES NO 10/16/2012 DOSH Compliance Manual (PDF*)
Terry Walley, (360) 902-4568
WY YES NO 07/01/2012 J.D. Danni, OSHA Program Manager, (307) 777-7786
Total 21 11

Plan covers State and local government employees only.

[Last updated: April 3, 2013]


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