Nursing Homes and Personal Care Facilities

OSHA Enforcement

This section directs employers and employees to OSHA enforcement policy and guidance documents that pertain to nursing and residential care facilities.

Directives and Enforcement Policies

The following are selected OSHA Directives and Instructions which provide guidance on the agency's enforcement procedures, explain OSHA's requirements, and describe how they apply in a particular situation.

Letters of Interpretation

The following are selected letters of interpretation which explain OSHA's requirements and how they apply in a particular situation. Note that enforcement guidance may be updated in response to new information and affected by changes to OSHA rules. To keep informed about such developments, you can visit OSHA's website. Example letters are listed below.

Ergonomics Enforcement