Employers who request service through the Consultation Program receive several benefits, many of which are summarized below. Specifically, employers can:

  • Obtain high-quality safety and industrial hygiene services, on-site, for free
  • Eliminate workplace hazards and achieve compliance with OSHA standards
  • Avoid OSHA citations and penalties
  • Strengthen their safety and health programs
  • Reduce workplace injuries and illnesses
  • Reduce workers' compensation costs
  • Qualify for deferral or exemption from programmed OSHA inspections


The services provided by the PA/OSHA Consultation Program include:

  • Industrial hygiene sampling
  • Safety surveys
  • Program evaluations
  • Inspection deferrals
  • Correction assistance
  • On-site training
  • SHARP program
  • Off-site technical assistance