Back to State Plans Home
Federal Program Change Summary Reports:

Whistleblower Investigations Manual


Directive Number: CPL 02-03-007

Date of Directive: 04/21/2015

This directive provides OSHA offices, interested industry representatives, State Plans and federal agencies with guidance concerning the implementation of the Whistleblower Investigation Manual (WIM) and the handling of retaliation complaints under the various whistleblower statutes delegated to OSHA in discrimination investigations. The directive supersedes the September 20, 2011, Directive.

Adoption Required - No
Intention Required - Yes

State Plan

Intent to Adopt

Adopt Identical

Effective Date

URL or Contact

AK

††

††

††

††

AZ

Yes

Yes

9/21/2015

NA

CA

No

No

NA

NA

CT†

Yes

No

2/9/2016

Kenneth Tucker, CONN-OSHA Director

HI

††

††

††

††

IA

Yes

No

2/5/2016

Jens Nissen, IA OSHA State Plan Administrator

IL†

Yes

Yes

12/1/2015

NA

IN

Yes

Yes

7/20/2015

NA

KY

No

No

NA

Chuck Stribling, CSP, OSH Federal-State Coordinator

MD

††

††

††

https://www.dllr.maryland.gov/labor/instructions/

MI

Yes

Yes

††

NA

MN

No

No

NA

NA

NC

††

††

††

Steve Sykes, State Plan Coordinator

NJ†

Yes

No

10/21/2015

Tom Lipski, PEOSH"

NM

Yes

No

10/21/2015

https://www.env.nm.gov/Ohsb_Website/

NV

††

††

††

††

NY†

No

No

NA

NA

OR

Yes

No

8/11/2015

http://www.orosha.org/pdf/pds/pd-288.pdf

PR

No

No

NA

NA

SC

††

††

††

††

TN

Yes

Yes

6/15/2015

Larry Hunt, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, TN

UT

No

No

NA

"Christopher Hill, UOSH Division Director

VA

††

††

††

††

VI†

Yes

Yes

10/30/2015

Dean Andrews, Director, VIDOSH

VT

Yes

Yes

07/15/2015

NA

WA

No

No

NA

NA

WY

Yes

Yes

6/23/2015

Daniel Bulkley, WY OSHA Deputy Administrator

 Plan covers state and local government workers only.
†† Awaiting response from State Plans.

[Last updated: January 26, 2016]