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Indiana Department of Labor

DOL > Boards & Commission > Board of Safety Review Board of Safety Review

Meeting Calendar

Members of the Board of Safety Review

The members of the Indiana Board of Safety Review are appointed by the Governor. The Board conducts hearings on contested IOSHA safety orders.

  • Dan Deighton (Chairman), Safety
  • Michael Brooks, Labor
  • David M. Ford, Management
  • Vince Cooke, Management
  • John Messer, Labor

Authority and Rules of the Board of Safety Review

The Board is authorized under Indiana Code 22-8-1.1, the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Act. 

The rules and procedures are found in Title 615 of the Indiana Administrative Code, Board of Safety Review.

Information about how to contest a citation may be found here.

If you have any questions about the Indiana Board of Safety Review, please contact Connie Nalley at (317) 232-2691 or cnalley@dol.in.gov.

Filing with the Board of Safety Review

Persons wishing to file pleadings and papers with the Indiana Board of Safety Review may do so by any of the following methods:

  1. Filing by personal service.
  2. Filing by United States mail.
  3. Electronic filing.
  4. Any other method approved by the Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure.

Personal Service

Pleadings and papers may be filed with the Indiana Board of Safety Review by personal service during regular Indiana Department of Labor office hours; generally Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST., except official State of Indiana holidays. Documents to be filed should be delivered to the Indiana Department of Labor reception desk.

Filing by United States mail

Pleadings and papers may be filed with the Indiana Board of Safety Review by United States mail or other courier at the address below. Documents sent via certified or registered mail will be file-marked and deemed “filed” in accordance with the Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure. Documents sent via regular mail will be file-marked and deemed “filed” on the date the documents are received by the Indiana Department of Labor.

  • Indiana Department of Labor
    Board of Safety Review
    402 W. Washington Street, Room 195
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Electronic Filing

Pleadings and papers may be filed with the Indiana Board of Safety Review electronically by sending the documents via electronic mail to: boardofsafetyreview@dol.in.gov

The Board of Safety Review will accept electronic filings twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week. Documents will be deemed “filed” on the date and time the message and documents arrive in the Board of Safety Review electronic mailbox. Electronic filings received after 4:00 p.m. EST and on weekends and holidays will be retrieved by the Secretary for the Board of Safety Review on the following business day. The Board of Safety Review will only accept electronic filings in “Portable Document Format” (.PDF) with a total file size of 20,000 Kilobytes or less (approximately 14.6 MB). Larger files may not clear the State of Indiana computer security gateway.

Request for Party Status

To request party status to a proceeding before the Board, complete and return a Request for Party Status to:

  • Indiana Board of Safety Review
    Indiana Department of Labor
    402 West Washington Street, Room W195
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Download Request for Party Status

Board of Safety Review agendas prior to October 15, 2005