Frequently Asked Questions
What is the time frame for review and final decision of a request or appeal to the Industrial Board?
Where can I obtain a copy of the Appeal, Extension of Time or Variance Request Form?
What is the fee for appeals and requests to the Industrial Board?
When does the Board meet?
If additional information is needed, how do I contact the Industrial Board?
1. What is the time frame for review and final decision of a request or appeal to the Industrial Board?
The Industrial Board strives to have all applications reviewed within 45 to 60 days beginning on the date a petition is received for variances(s) or extensions of time. There are no cut-off dates for submission of requests. After the Board has acted on an appeal or the request, an Industrial Board Order is issued.
2. Where can I obtain a copy of the Appeal, Extension of Time or Variance Request Form?
Forms can be found on the Industrial Board Website on the Forms page.
3. What is the fee for these submissions to the Industrial Board?
Petition fees are listed under the “Filing Requirements” of the petition form. To expedite the petition, an additional fee must be submitted. All fees paid to the Industrial Board
MUST be separate from any fees paid to the Bureau of Occupational and Industrial Safety.
4. When does the Board meet?
In accordance with the Sunshine Law Meeting Notice, (Act 84 of 1986), proposed Industrial Board meeting dates are published as a matter of public record. Meeting dates are subject to change based on Board Member's schedules and, if changed, republication is made.
The proposed meeting dates are as follows:
|January 12||July 21|
|February 9||August 10 |
|March 9||September 14 |
|April 13 ||October 12 |
|May 11 ||November 9 |
|June 8 ||December 14 |
5. If additional information is needed, how do I contact the Industrial Board?
You may contact the Industrial Board at the following or visit the
Industrial Board website.
Labor and Industry Building
651 Boas Street
Harrisburg, PA 17121