Occupational Safety and Health Plans by State
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
Because the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has many businesses to inspect but few inspectors, it encourages states to create their own safety and health plans. A state plan approved by OSHA will contain its own rules and regulations - so long as they are at least as strict as OSHA's regulations - and the plan's inspectors will inspect employers in the state and issue their own citations. OSHA will, however, fund up to half of the plan.
The following chart shows if a state has an occupational safety and health plan.