Variance Applications

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board maintains the following written information concerning Applications for Permanent Variances. Copies of the information contained on this page may be obtained by contacting the Standards Board's office at (916) 274-5721.

Permanent variance applications and modification applications may be emailed to the Board at or mailed/delivered to:

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board
2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 350
Sacramento, CA 95833

For those not using Adobe Acrobat to download and fill out the forms, any attachments to your applications will need to be submitted by a separate file. The following forms are provided for your convenience. Please use clear file names for your application and attachment(s), to ensure they are kept together (such as, "Project ABC Variance Application", and "Project ABC Attachment 1", "Project ABC Attachment 2", etc.)

July 2022