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Local Emphasis Programs

Local Emphasis Programs (LEPs) are enforcement strategies designed and implemented at the regional office and/or area office levels. These programs are intended to address hazards or industries that pose a particular risk to workers in the office's jurisdiction. The emphasis programs may be implemented by a single area office, or at the regional level (Regional Emphasis Programs), and applied to all of the area offices within the region. These LEPs will be accompanied by outreach intended to make employers in the area aware of the program as well as the hazards that the programs are designed to reduce or eliminate. This outreach may be in the form of informational mailings, training at local tradeshows, or speeches at meetings of industry groups or labor organizations.

Region I | Region II | Region III | Region IV | Region V | Region VI | Region VII | Region VIII | Region IX | Region X

REGION I:  (CT,** ME, MA, NH, RI, VT**)

Directive Title
CPL 02-00-021B Local Emphasis Program Health High Hazard- Top 100 [PDF* ]
CPL 04-00-002D Regional Emphasis Program for Fall Hazards [PDF*]
CPL- 04-00-016.4 Region-Wide Local Emphasis Program- Crane Operation in Construction [PDF*]
CPL 04-00.018D Regional Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Residential Construction [PDF*]
CPL-04-00-020E Local Emphasis Program- Mast Climbing Work Platforms [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-021D Regional Local Emphasis Program on Crystalline Silica Exposure in Construction [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-022B Region-wide Local Emphasis Program for the Scrap, Waste and Refuse Industries [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-023B Local Emphasis Program for Powered Industrial Trucks [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-024B Local Emphasis Program for Noise in the Workplace [PDF*]

REGION II:  (NJ,** NY,** Puerto Rico,** VI**)

Directive Title
2015-01 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program – Fall Hazards in Construction [PDF*]
2015-02 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program – Heavy Highway and Bridge Construction and Maintenance [PDF*]
2015-03 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program for Dairy Farm Operations [PDF*]
2015-05 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program – Gut Rehabilitation and Demolition [PDF*]
2015-07 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program – Warehousing and Refuse Handlers and Haulers (Multiple  SICs) [PDF*]
2015-08 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program – Construction Worksites – Local Targeting  Region II [PDF*]
2015-09 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program – Virgin Islands General Industry [PDF*]
2015-10 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program – Health High Hazard - Top 50 [PDF*]
2015-12 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program – Federal Agencies [PDF*]
2015-14 (CPL 03-00-009) Local Implementation of National Emphasis Program – Lead [PDF*]
2015-15 (CPL 03-00-007) Local Implementation of National Emphasis Program – Crystalline Silica [PDF*]
2015-17 (CPL 2) Local Emphasis Program – Sandy Cleanup and Recovery [PDF*]

REGION III:  (DE, DC, MD,** PA, VA,** WV)

Directive Title
2015-01 (CPL 04) Regional Emphasis Program for the Oil and Gas Service Industry [PDF*]
2015-2 (CPL 04) Regional Emphasis Program for High Level Noise [PDF*]
2015-03 (CPL 04) Regional Emphasis Program for Fall Hazards in the Construction Industry. [PDF*]
2015-04 (CPL 04) Regional Emphasis Program- Silica [PDF*]
2015-05 (CPL 04) Regional Emphasis Program for Tree Trimming and Clearing Operations [PDF*]
2015-06 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Programmed Maritime Inspections [PDF*]
2015-07 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Health Hazards in Metal Fabrication Except Structural [PDF*]
2015-10 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for the Health Care Industry [PDF*]
2015-12 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Logging in West Virginia [PDF*]
2015-20 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Ship/Boat Building and Repair [PDF*]

REGION IV:  (AL, FL, GA, KY,** MS, NC,** SC,** TN**)

Directive Title
03-00-009 Regional Emphasis Program - Lead [PDF*]
03-00-007 Regional Emphasis Program - Silica [PDF*]
CPL 14/11 (CPL 02) Local Emphasis Program for Federal Agencies [PDF*]
CPL 15/01 (CPL 02-03) Regional Emphasis Program (REP) -- Falls in Construction [PDF*]
CPL 15/02 (CPL 02-03) Regional Emphasis Program for Landscaping and Horticultural Services [PDF*]
CPL 15/03 CPL (02-03) Regional Emphasis Program (REP) for Electrical Hazards [PDF*]
CPL 15/04 (CPL 02-03) Local Emphasis Program for Ship/Boat Building and Repair [PDF*]
CPL 15/05 (CPL 02-03) Regional Emphasis Programs for Noise Hazards [PDF*]
CPL 15/06 (CPL 02-03) Regional Emphasis Program addressing Sanitation and Clean-up operations in the NAICS Groups 311xxx & 3121xx [PDF*]
CPL 15/07 (CPL 02-03) Regional Emphasis Programs for Powered Industrial Truck[PDF*]
CPL 15/08 (CPL 02-03) Regional Emphasis Program for Safety Hazards in Auto Parts Industry - NAICS 3363XX (Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing)[PDF*]
CPL 15/09 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Construction [PDF*]
CPL 15/10 (CPL 04) Regional Emphasis Program (REP) for Programmed Maritime Inspections [PDF*]

REGION V: (IL,** IN,** MI,** MN,** OH, WI)

Directive Title
CPL 04-00 (LEP 001) LEP for Building Renovation/Rehabilitation and Demolition [PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP 002) LEP for Powered Industrial Vehicles [PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP 008) LEP for Fall Hazards in Construction and General Industry [PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP 009) Local Emphasis Program for Dairy Farm Operations [PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP 011) LEP for High Rise Building Construction Inspections in Chicago, Illinois [PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP 017) Local Emphasis Program for Grain Handling Facilities [PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP 23) Local Emphasis Program for Carbon Monoxide Hazards in Construction [PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP 025) Local Emphasis Program for Federal Agencies[PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP 026) Local Emphasis Program for Tree Trimming Operations [PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP-028) LEP for the Wood Pallet Manufacturing Industry [PDF*]
CPL 04-00 (LEP-100) LEP for Maritime Industries [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-014 Local Emphasis Program for Lead [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-016 Local Emphasis Program for Silica [PDF*]

REGION VI:  (AR, LA, NM,** OK, TX)

Directive Title
CPL 2 02-00-013 Regional Emphasis Program for the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry [PDF*]
CPL 2 02-00-014 Regional Emphasis Program for Construction [PDF*]
CPL 2 02-00-017 Regional Emphasis Program for Demolition Activities [PDF*]
CPL 2 02-00-022A Regional Emphasis Program for Safety & Health Hazards in the Manufacture of Fabricated Metal Products [PDF*]
CPL 2 02-00-023 Regional Emphasis Program for High Noise in Manufacturing Industries [PDF*]
CPL 2 02-00-024 Regional Emphasis Program for Fall Hazards in Non-Construction Industries [PDF*]
CPL 2 02-00-027 Regional Emphasis Program for Heat Illnesses [PDF*]
CPL 2 02-00-028 Regional Emphasis Program for Grain Handling Facilities [PDF*]
CPL 2 02-00-029 Regional Emphasis Program for Health Hazards in the Healthcare Industry [PDF*]

REGION VII:  (IA,** KS, MO, NE)

Directive Title
CPL 98-02T Region-wide Problem Solving Initiative on Falls, Scaffolds, and Electrocutions from Overhead Power Lines in Construction [PDF*]
CPL 02-09-08B Local Implementation of National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Lead [PDF*]
CPL 02-11-01D Region-wide Local Emphasis Program (LEP) -Work Places with Noise and Respiratory Hazards [PDF*]
CPL 02-11-03D Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Grain Handling Facilities [PDF*]
CPL 02-11-06E Workers Compensation Local Emphasis Program (LEP) [PDF*]
CPL 02-11-07C Local Implementation of National Emphasis Program - Crystalline Silica [PDF*]
CPL 2-13-001C Grain Handling Industry Local Emphasis Program (LEP) [PDF*]
CPL 02-13-005B Des Moines Area Office Local Emphasis Program (LEP) Federal Agencies [PDF*]
CPL 02-13-006B Des Moines Area Office Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Construction on Federal Properties [PDF*]
CPL 02-13-009B Local Emphasis Program - Commercial and Residential Construction Following a Severe Weather Event [PDF*]
CPL 02-13-010B Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for the Landscaping and Horticultural Service Industry [PDF*]
CPL 02-14-002C Region-wide Local Emphasis Program (LEP) Work Places That Have Released EPA Monitored Chemicals [PDF*]
CPL 02-14-005A Des Moines Area Office Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Bloodborne Pathogens [PDF*]
CPL 02-14-007A Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Recycle and Scrap Material Hazards in General Industry Establishments [PDF*]
CPL 02-14-010A Grain Handling Industry Local Emphasis Program (LEP)- Missouri [PDF*]
CPL 02-14-011A Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Bloodborne Pathogens - Missouri [PDF*]
CPL 2-09-01F Local Emphasis Program (LEP) Covering Maritime Employers [PDF*]
CPL 2-07-13H Local Emphasis Program on Oil and Gas Operations [PDF*]
CPL 2-15-01 Region-wide Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Powered Industrial Trucks and Other Material or Personnel Handling Motorized Equipment in Construction, General Industry, and Maritime [PDF*]
CPL 2-15-02 Expanded Health Standard Inspection Local Emphasis Program (LEP) [PDF*]

REGION VIII:  (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT,** WY**)

Directive Title
15-01 (CPL 04-01) Regional Emphasis Program on Fall Hazards in Construction [PDF*]
15-02 (CPL 04-01) Regional Emphasis Program (REP) for Roadway Work Zone Activities [PDF*]
15-03 (CPL 04-01) Regional Emphasis Program on Silica in Cut Stone and Slab Handling [PDF*]
15-04 (CPL 04-01) Regional Emphasis Program for Grain Handling Facilities [PDF*]
15-05 (CPL 04-01) Regional Emphasis Program for the Oil and Gas Industry [PDF*]
15-06 (CPL 04-05) Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for the Asbestos Abatement Industry [PDF*]
15-07 (CPL 04-05) Local Emphasis Program for Scrap and Recycling Industries [PDF*]
15-08 (CPL 04-05) Local Emphasis Program for Automotive Services [PDF*]

REGION IX: (AZ,** CA,** HI,** NV,** and American Samoa, Guam and Northern Mariana Islands)

Directive Title
CPL 04-00-01 Local Emphasis Program for Amputations [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-02 Local Emphasis Program for Programmed Construction Inspections [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-03 Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Warehousing Operations [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-05 Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Ship and Boat Building and Repair [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-06 Local Emphasis Program for Inspections of Smelters [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-07 Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for Federal Agencies [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-08 Local  Emphasis Program for Combustible Dust [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-09 Local Emphasis Program for Silica and Portland Cement Exposures [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-10 Local Emphasis Program for Programmed Construction Inspections at Military Installations [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-11 Local Emphasis Program for Hotels, Casinos and/or Casino Hotels [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-13 Local Emphasis Program for Inspections of Longshoring Activity [PDF*]
CPL 04-00-15 Local Emphasis Program for Retail Facilities [PDF*]

REGION X: (AK,** ID, OR,** WA**)

Directive Title
14-02 (CPL 04)) Local Emphasis Program for Residential Construction [PDF*]
14-03 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Floating Seafood Processors [PDF*]
14-04 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Construction Fall Hazards in Idaho [PDF*]
14-05 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Off-Shore Oil and Gas Drilling Platforms [PDF*]
14-06 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program: Shipyard Employment Operations [PDF*]
14-07 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Logging Operations under Federal Jurisdiction in Oregon and Washington [PDF*]
14-08 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Federal Agencies [PDF*]
14-09 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Construction [PDF*]
14-10 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program: Native Health Care Facilities [PDF*]
14-11 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Facility Support Management Service Contractors at Military Bases and National Parks [PDF*]
14-12 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Casinos and/or Casino Hotels at Native American   Reservations or American Trust Lands [PDF*]
14-13 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Lead [PDF*]
14-14 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Inspections in the Grain Handling Industry [PDF*]
14-15 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Inspections of Longshoring Activity [PDF*]
14-16 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Powered Industrial Trucks [PDF*]
14-17 (CPL 04) Regional Emphasis Program for Cranes used in Construction, General Industry and Maritime Employment [PDF*]
14-18 (CPL 04) Local Emphasis Program for Logging in Idaho [PDF*]

** These states and territories operate their own OSHA-approved job safety and health programs and cover state and local government workers as well as private sector workers. The Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Virgin Islands plans cover public workers only. States with approved programs must have standards that are identical to, or at least as effective as, the federal OSHA standards. Visit OSHA's State Plan States Web page for more information.


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