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ⓘ Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an agency of the United States Department of L ..




                                     

ⓘ Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. It was created by Congress under the Occupational Safety and Health Act and was signed by President Richard M. Nixon, on December 29, 1970. Its mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths by making and enforcing rules for workplace safety and health. As of March 2006, the agency is headed by Assistant Secretary of Labor Edwin Foulke.

                                     

1. References and suggested reading

  • Adams, E. 1976 "Accident Causation and the Management System" in Professional Safety, October, pp 26-29.
  • Anton, T. 1979 Occupational Safety and Health Management, McGraw Hill, New York.
  • American National Standards Institute 2005:" American National Standard – Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.” Draft document.
  • American National Standards Institute 1996;" Workshop on International Standardization of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems: Is there a Need?” Workshop proceedings. Rosemont, Illinois, May 7-8, 1996.
                                     

2. Other websites

  • Current 29 CFR Books in Digital Format
  • Full text of the OSH Act Archived 2015-06-13 at the Wayback Machine
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • OSHA Office of Education and Training
  • OSHA website and public contact website.
                                     
  • Occupational Safety and Health is a set of laws that have been made to protect the health and the safety of people when they are working. Health and safety
  • of Occupational Medicine for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA Wright was replaced by Eric Hargan as the new acting Health Secretary
  • health includes such parts as epidemiology, biostatistics, health services, environmental, social, behavioral, and occupational health Public health
  • burned. An investigation by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration found 25 safety violations. They included not having emergency