The head of each agency shall ensure that the agency budget submission includes appropriate financial and other resources to effectively implement and administer the agency's occupational safety and health program.
The Designated Agency Safety and Health Official, management officials in charge of each establishment, safety and health officials at all appropriate levels, and other management officials shall be responsible for planning, requesting resources, implementing, and evaluating the occupational safety and health program budget in accordance with all relevant Office of Management and Budget regulations and documents.
Appropriate resources for an agency's occupational safety and health program shall include, but not be limited to:
Sufficient personnel to implement and administer the program at all levels, including necessary administrative costs such as training, travel, and personal protective equipment;
Abatement of unsafe or unhealthful working conditions related to agency operations or facilities;
Safety and health sampling, testing, and diagnostic and analytical tools and equipment, including laboratory analyses;
Any necessary contracts to identify, analyze, or evaluate unsafe or unhealthful working conditions and operations;
Program promotional costs such as publications, posters, or films;
Technical information, documents, books, standards, codes, periodicals, and publications; and
Medical surveillance programs for employees.
[29 FR 47190, Aug. 5, 2013;]