Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Synonyms for Occupational Safety and Health Administration

a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment

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One of these federal laws, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, requires that two safety programs be in place at every camp facility in the United States.
Since the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, private employers have been held accountable for maintaining a reasonably safe and healthy work environment for their employees.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 was enacted to reduce workplace hazards and to implement new and improved safety and health programs.
To accomplish this, federal and state governments must work in partnership with the more than 100 million working men and women and their six and a half million employers who are covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
As the first national safety and health law, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 established standards requiring employers to provide their workers with workplaces free from recognized hazards that could cause serious injury or death.
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