Federal Agency Programs
The Office Of Federal Agency Programs (FAP) within the Directorate of Enforcement Programs is the point of contact in OSHA for the Federal Sector to find answers to occupational safety and health questions. The basic mission of FAP is to ensure that each Federal agency is provided with the guidance necessary to implement an effective occupational safety and health program within the agency, and to inform the on the progress being made through detailed evaluations, reports and studies of agencies' occupational safety and health programs.
What Federal Directives and OSHA standards apply?
- Section 19 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
- Occupational Safety and Health Programs for Federal Employees
(Presidential Document, Executive Order 12196 of February 26, 1980)
- Part 1960 - Elements for Federal Employee Occupational Safety and Health Programs (29 CFR 1960)
- Federal Agency Safety and Health Programs (Federal Agency Program Directive FAP 1.3)
- Evaluation of Federal Agency Safety and Health Programs (Federal Agency Program Directive, FAP 2.1B)
FAP Information and Resources
- FACOSH meeting February 18, 2014
- Request for Information for the CY 2015 President's Report
- Occupational Safety and Health Training Guidelines For Federal Agencies [PDF*]
- The President announces POWER Initiative to replace SHARE [PDF*]
- Federal Agency Training Week FEDWEEK
- Frequently Asked Questions on Federal Agency Recordkeeping Requirements
- Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Federal Agencies Final Rule
- Presidential Initiative: Safety, Health and Return-to-Employment (SHARE)
* Accessibility Assistance: Contact the Directorate of Enforcement Programs at (202) 693-2129 for assistance accessing PDF materials.