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National Emphasis Program - Nursing and Residential Care Facilities


Directive Number: CPL 03-00-016

Date of Directive: 04/05/2012

This instruction describes a Federal program change which establishes a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to reduce occupational illness and injury in nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS codes 623110, 623210 and 623311) with specific emphasis on ergonomic stressors relating to resident handling, exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials, exposure to tuberculosis, workplace violence, and slips, trips, and falls.

Adoption Required - Yes
Intention Required - Yes

State

Intent to Adopt

Adopt Identical

State Adoption Date

URL or Contact

AK

Yes

Yes

10/02/2012

NA

AZ

Yes

Yes

05/28/2012

NA

CA

No

NA

NA

Ellen Widess, Chief, Cal/OSHA, (510) 286-7000
2014 - 2015 Highest Hazard Industry List (PDF*)

CT

Yes

Yes

06/06/2012

NA

HI

Yes

Yes

10/01/2012

NA

IA

Yes

Yes

06/22/2012

NA

IL

No

NA

NA

Cheryl Neff, (217) 782-1442

IN

Yes

Yes

Pending

NA

KY

Yes

Yes

07/01/2012

NA

MD

Yes

Yes

01/31/2013

NA

MI

Yes

Yes

10/01/2012

NA

MN

Yes

No

06/19/2012

MNOSHA Compliance, (651) 284-5050

NC

Yes

No

04/05/2012

nclabor.com/OPN 132E

NJ

Yes

Yes

05/09/2012

NA

NM

Yes

No

08/07/2012

New Mexico Environment Department

NV

Yes

Yes

10/01/2012

NA

NY

Yes

Yes

05/01/2012

NA

OR

Yes

No

05/20/2012

Program Directive (PDF*)
Peggy Munsell, Oregon OSHA Technical and Appeals Manager, (503) 947-7446

PR

Yes

Yes

07/05/2012

NA

SC

Yes

Yes

06/08/2012

NA

TN

Yes

Yes

04/30/2012

NA

UT

Yes

Yes

06/01/2012

NA

VA

No

No

NA

John Crisanti (804) 786-4300

VI

Yes

Yes

10/02/2012

NA

VT

Yes

Yes

07/01/2012

NA

WA

Yes

No

10/05/2012

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities NEP (PDF*)
Pamela Edwards, (360) 902-6457

WY

Yes

Yes

07/01/2012

NA

Total

24

19

Plan covers State and local government employees only.

[Last updated: April 3, 2013]