OSHA Updates Website on Variance Procedures

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated the variance procedures portion of its website to include both approved and denied variance requests, in addition to illustrating which requirements businesses have failed to meet when applying. The page also provides employers information on submitting formal requests from an OSHA workplace standard.

The website provides rules for variance requests and instructions on how to apply. OSHA’s variance fact sheet offers more information about types of variances.