Report of the Task Group on Federal Agency Evaluation,
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WASHINGTON DC
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The regulations published at 29 CFR 1960 include the basic elements of an effective OSH program, although some aspects are addressed in more detail than others. Therefore, this report describes an evaluation approach which is consistent with the mandatory program elements in 29 CFR 1960. It is based on the examination and analysis of the agencys total occupational safety and health program. Section II of this report is entitled, The Effective Occupational Safety and Health Program . It describes how the task group thinks an effective occupational safety and health program should function and what its essential components should be. Section III of the report describes in greater detail how evaluations would be carried out it includes national and regional office responsibilities and onsite procedures at agency headquarters and field establishments.