U.S. Department of Labor

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Washington, D.C. 20210
Reply to the attention of:

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October 24, 2023

Memorandum for:

Lee Martin
Director, Directorate of Whistleblower Protection Programs


Galen Blanton
Regional Administrator, Region I


Adoption of State Plan Referral Pilot Request

Region I would like to participate in the State Plan Referral Pilot, Directive Number CPL-04-05-2307, effective October 24, 2023 through October 29, 2024.

Implementation of the pilot program will be handled by ensuring that the state plans’ RID is in OIS, notifying the state plan partners that Region I will be participating in the pilot program and running a test transfer to each state plan to ensure it functions properly.

Region I will perform and evaluation of the pilot program in April 2024 and in October 2024 and provide those results to DWPP.