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OSHA’s budget breakdown

January 21, 2014
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With President Barack Obama signing the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 into law on Jan. 17, OSHA’s budget is now set for the rest of the current fiscal year. Let’s take a closer look.

OSHA budget (amounts in millions)
Category FY 2014 FY 2013 post-sequester FY 2013 pre-sequester
Total $552.3 $535.3 $564.8
Safety and health standards $20 $18.9 $20
Federal enforcement $207.8 $207.9 $207.8
Whistleblower enforcement $17 $15 $15.9
State programs $100 $98.8 $104.2
Technical support $24.3 $24.3 $25.9
Total compliance assistance $137.9 $126.5 $145
Federal assistance $69.4 $61.5 $76.4
State consultation grants $57.8 $54.9 $57.9
Training grants $10.7 $10.2 $10.7
Safety and health statistics $34.3 $32.9 $34.7
Executive direction and administration $11 $10.9 $11.5

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