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PERRP compliance assistance services
PERRP provides a variety of specialized workplace safety and health services for Ohio's state, county and local government agencies, school districts, public colleges and universities. PERRP services promote safe workplaces and the prevention of injuries and illnesses by raising awareness of occupational safety and health hazards and risk factors.

PERRP is your partner in workplace safety and health risk reduction. We provide compliance assistance to public employers at no additional cost.

  • Voluntary compliance assistance inspections
  • Written safety program reviews
  • On-site safety training and presentations
  • Work-site surveys related to noise, chemical exposures, ventilation, biological and other health hazards
  • Industry-Specific Safety Program services
  • Safety Intervention Grants

Q: Why should I request a compliance assistance site or equipment evaluation?
A: Participation in voluntary facility and equipment inspections culminates in a detailed written report that:

  • Identifies hazardous conditions and their locations;
  • References adopted standards applicable to identified hazards;
  • Provide recommendations for corrective actions.

Q: Why should I have my safety programs and policies reviewed?
A: PERRP experts can help you make sure your programs and policies are in compliance with the law.

Q: Why should I request an industrial hygiene (IH) survey? A: An IH survey provides an analytical picture of the working environment. PERRP IH services include chemical exposure monitoring; area monitoring and personal sampling for noise exposures and indoor air quality surveys.

Q: Why should I train employees?
A: Many Ohio Employment Risk Reduction Standards that PERRP adopted for public employers to follow as well require training so that jobs can be performed in a safe manner. PERRP training provides public employees with information to help them recognize and avoid unsafe and unhealthy working conditions.

Contact a PERRP compliance officer
If you have questions, we're here to help. We've assigned our PERRP compliance officers by county, so you can contact directly the one assigned to your area. To find the compliance officers assigned to your county, visit our PERRP compliance officers page.



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If you have questions about any PERRP occupational safety and health activities or adopted standards, our staff is ready to assist you. You can contact us by mail, phone, fax and email.

Ohio Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP)
13430 Yarmouth Drive
Pickerington, OH 43147
Phone: 1-800-671-6858
Fax: 614-621-5754
Email: PERRP requests

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