New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Occupational Health & Safety Bureau

NM OHSB Emphasis Programs

State Emphasis Programs

The following programs have been established by New Mexico OHSB to provide focus for directing compliance and cooperative efforts of the Bureau. Specific information for each program is provided with the links below. These are in effect for Federal Fiscal Year 2021, which begins October 1, 2020.

Primary & Fabricated Metals


Oil and Gas


Hospitals and Nursing Care


National Emphasis Programs

Federal OSHA has also created emphasis programs which provide guidance for programmed inspections within New Mexico. The following is a list of these emphasis programs.

PSM Covered Chemical Facilities

Primary Metals

Hexavalent Chromium

Trenching and Excavation


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