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Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH)

Bill Warren, Director
Email: Comments@azdosh.gov
Phoenix Office
800 W Washington St, Phoenix AZ 85007
(PO Box 19070, Phoenix AZ 85005-9070)
Phone: (602) 542-5795
Toll Free: (855) 268-5251
FAX: (602) 542-1614
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2675 East Broadway, Tucson AZ 85716

Phone: (520) 628-5478
Toll Free: (855) 268-5251
FAX: (520) 322-8008

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Frequently Asked Questions about Occupational Safety & Health
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  1. How does ADOSH decide which establishments to inspect?
  2. Can ADOSH target certain employers for frequent inspections?
  3. What accidents must be reported to ADOSH?
  4. Does ADOSH inspect all workplace accidents?
  5. Does ADOSH give the employer prior notice of an inspection?
  6. Why can't ADOSH inspect more workplaces?
  7. Does ADOSH issue warnings in lieu of violations for first time offenders?
  8. What happens to the penalties collected from citations?
  9. I've heard that ADOSH shut down an employer's business. Can you do that?
  10. Who can file a complaint with ADOSH?
  11. What happens to my complaint once it has been filed?
  12. I’ve received a citation as a result of an inspection. What do I need to do and what are my rights?
  13. How do I obtain a copy of an inspection report?
  14. What discriminatory actions does ADOSH investigate?
  15. How long do I have to file a discrimination complaint if I feel I've been discriminated against for participating in safety and health activities?
  16. If a consultant visits our workplace, do the compliance officers get to see the consultant's report?
  17. What is the difference between consultation and compliance?
  18. If we utilize ADOSH's consultation services, will that result in our being targeted for inspection?
  19. If we sign up for the free training that ADOSH provides will that target us for inspection?
  20. How can I be added to the mailing list to receive ADOSH's quarterly newsletter, the ADOSH Advocate?
  21. If I sign up to receive ADOSH's quarterly newsletter, the ADOSH Advocate, will I be targeted for an inspection?
  22. Are ADOSH standards the same as federal OSHA standards?
  23. Who is required to maintain injury and illness records (an OSHA 300 log)?
  24. What is the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) and how does it work?
We encourage you to send your comments and questions regarding ADOSH to: Comments@azdosh.gov