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 OSHA State Plan Index

State Plan

The State Plan of the New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Bureau contains a series of historical and active documents describing the policies and procedures governing the operation of the bureau. The State Plan can be viewed at the OHSB office at 525 Camino de los Marquez in Santa Fe, NM during normal business hours. The plan can also be viewed using this web site by using the following table of contents to link to the Adobe portable document format (PDF) version of each section.


I Governor’s Directive
I.A Original Designation Original Designation
I.B Change of Department Name Change
II Narrative Narrative
III Legislation and Regulations
III.A Enabling Legislation Operational Status
III.B Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act OHS Act
III.C New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) 11.5 NMAC 11.5
III.D Environmental Improvement Board
III.D.1 Rulemaking Procedures 20 1 1 NMAC
III.D.2 Adjudicatory Procedures 20 1 2 NMAC
III.E Environment Department Act Environment Act
III.F State Rules Act State Rules Act
III.G Public Records Act
III.G.1 Inspection of Public Records Article 2
III.G.2 Public Records Article 3
III.G.3 Records Retention 1_18_667 NMAC
III.G.4 Electronic Records 1_13_3_NMAC
III.G.5 Electronic Messaging 1_13_4_NMAC
III.G.6 Destruction of Records 1_13_30_NMAC
III.G.7 Legal Acceptance of ITS Records 1_13_70_NMAC
III.G.8 NMED Policy Records Retention NMED Records
III.G.9 NMED Inspection of Public Records NMED Inspection of Public Records
III.G.9.a Request Form for Public Records Public Information Request Form
III.H Radiation Control Act Radiation Control Act
III.I Personnel Act State Personnel Act
III.J State and Federal Jurisdiction DRI on NM Jurisdiction
IV Policy and Procedure Documents
IV.A Field Operations Manual (FOM) Field Operations Manual
IV.A.1 FOM Chapter 6 – Penalties FOM Chapter 6
IV.A.2 FOM Chapter 6, Appendix A Maximum and Minimum Penalties
IV.B OSHA Technical Manual OTM
IV.C Federal Program Changes
IV.C.1 All Active Federal Program Changes Active Changes
IV.C.2 State Initiated Change Log State Initiated Change
IV.C.2.1 State Initiated Program Log State Initiated Change A
IV.C.3 Federal Standards Log Federal Standards
IV.C.3.1 Federal Standards Report Federal Standards A
IV.C.4 State Standards Log 1979 to 2004 Standards Log State
IV.C.4.1 State Standards Log 2004 to present Standards State Report
V Interagency Agreements
V.A New Mexico Dept. of Agriculture MOA Agriculture
V.B New Mexico Worker’s Compensation Administration MOA Workmen
V.C Reciprocity with Dallas Regional Office Reciprocity Agreement
VI State Poster Poster
VII Cooperative Programs
VII.A Consultation Chapter of Field Operations Manual FOM Chapter XIII
VII.B Consultation Policies and Procedure Manual CSP_02-00-003
VII.C Voluntary Protection Programs CSP 03-01-003
VII.D Strategic Partnerships CSP 03-02-002
VIII Laboratory Services MOA Laboratory
IX Organization and Staffing
IX.A New Mexico Environment Department Environment Dept. Organizational Chart
IX.B New Mexico OHSB OHSB Org Chart
IX.C Internal Training Staff Training
X Grants
X.A 2007 State Plan Grant 23(g) and 21(d) Grants available at Santa Fe NM OSHA Office
XI Equipment Inventory Inventory available at Santa Fe NM OSHA Office
XII Annual Evaluation Report
XII.A Federal Annual Monitoring and Evaluation Report FAME available at Santa Fe NM OSHA Office
XII.B State Activity Mandated Measures SAMM available at Santa Fe NM OSHA Office
XII.C Mandated Activities Report for Consultation – Private Sector MARC Private available at Santa Fe NM OSHA Office
XII.D Mandated Activities Report for Consultation – Public Sector MARC Public available at Santa Fe NM OSHA Office
XII.E State Operation Annual Report SOAR 2016
XIII Federal Register Approval Notices
XIII.A Approval of New Mexico Plan Approval Of New Mexico Plan
XIII.B Approval of Development Steps Approval Of Dev Steps
XIII.C State Plan Certification State Plan Certification

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