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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A work safety employee who only gave his family name of Xing, as is customary with low-ranking Chinese bureaucrats, said rescuers were searching for the missing person.
Among these agencies were Tianjin's transport, land resources, work safety and customs offices, besides state-owned port companies.
Work safety employees are racing the clock to check the information they have, Gao said.
In every field of application, KASK helmets are at the forefront of recreational, rescue or work safety.
Wang Dexue, deputy head of the State Administration of Work Safety, told China Daily earlier this year that workplace safety was a major problem in China as negligence by local work safety supervisors has led to frequent industrial accidents in the country, particularly in the mining industry.
Yang Dacai, former head of Shnxi work safety administration, was found guilty of taking bribes and holding a large amount of property which he cannot account for, at Xi'an Intermediate People's Court.
The facility was recognized by the Suzhou New District Work Safety Administration Bureau for its efforts and contributions in production safety management during a ceremony attended by officials from Suzhou New District government, the PPG Aerospace Asia Pacific management team and PPG's environment, health and safety (EHS) function leadership.
Forty-one workers were trapped after the accident happened around 10:40 pm at Babao Coal Mine in Jiangyuan District in the city of Baishan, said a spokesman with the provincial work safety and supervision bureau, Xinhua reported.
The explosion in Hunan province also injured one person, according to two officials from the provincial work safety bureau.
The coal industry in energy-hungry China is one of the most dangerous in the world due to poor work safety standards and intensive work schedules.
Luo Lin, head of the state administration for work safety, praised the rescue after the last miner was rushed away in an ambulance, but said more work needed to be done to promote safety.
Starting in the 1910s, American employers scored even more dramatic work safety gains than those seen recently.
The State Administration of Work Safety reported on its website that the blast occurred in Guizhou province's Liupanshui city.
Xie, an official at the provincial work safety bureau, said: "We still have hope of finding them alive.