OSHA Compliance

OSHA Compliance is an integral part of the South Carolina State Plan and includes intervention in both private and public sectors. In fiscal year 2018, South Carolina OSHA conducted 503 inspections/investigations. During this period, 389 safety related inspections and 114 health related inspections were conducted.

Statistics show the following:

  • 256 Planned Inspections

  • 124 Complaint Inspections

  • 20 Accident and Fatality Inspections

  • 58 Referral Inspections

  • 19 Follow-Up Inspections

  • 15 Unprogrammed-Related Inspections

  • 11 Programmed-Related Inspections

During these inspections, 531 violations were issued. Of these violations, 394 were serious violations, 134 were other-than-serious violations, and 3 were repeat violations.

Adjusted penalties for these violations were $222,325.00.