A federal law that sets national standards for health and safety conditions in the work place. The act also provides for compiling and reporting of statistics on occupational illnesses and injuries.
A federal law designed to develop and occupational safety and health standards promote .
This 1970 act addresses health and safety in the workplace. It created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (also OSHA) at the same time that the EPA was created. The OSHA law requires the new agency to promulgate standards such that "no employee will suffer material impairment of health or functional capacity even if ... [exposed] ... for the period of his working life." The OSHA law covers all industrial operations, including hazardous waste TSD facilities.
Passed in 1970, this law promulgated strict work-safety regulations, and set up the mechanism to enforce these rules through fines for violations, and closure of unsafe plants.
A federal law, originally enacted in 1971 that mandates specific health and safety standards in places of employment. Inspections revealing violations can result in fines and corrective measures.
a law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment
The federal agency that sets legislative policy for companies regarding the health and safety of employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. The OSHA regulations that apply to our industry are covered in Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
In 1970, Congress passed this comprehensive law designed to reduce workplace hazard, and to improve health and safety programs for workers. It broadly requires employers to provide a workplace free of physical dangers and to meet specific health and safety standards. Employers must also provide safety training to employees, inform them about hazardous chemicals, notify government administrators about serious workplace accidents, and keep detailed safety records.
A law that encourages employers and employees to reduce workplace hazards and improve safety and health programs.
A federal statue which established safety and health standards on a nationwide basis.
The federal law which authorizes the OSHA federal agency to set workplace health and safety standards, obligates employers to provide a safe workplace, and provides for enforcement of the standards. The law encourages states to develop their own safety laws which can replace the federal law.
This U.S. law passed in 1970 is designed to ensure that all working men and women in the nation enjoy "safe and healthful working conditions" as far as possible. Coverage under OSHA may be federal or by state equivalents, under which workers and employers have specified rights and responsibilities.
Legislation enacted by the federal government in 1970 establishing standard safety codes with the intention of reducing the number of employment-related injuries, illnesses and deaths.
is a set of construction safety orders.
U.S. governmental agency that establishes health and safety practices in businesses and institutions.
Congress created OSHA under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, which was signed by President Richard M. Nixon on December 29, 1970. OSHA's mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths. OSHA Website
A federal statute which establishes safety and health standards on a nationwide basis. The act is enforced by Labor Department safety inspectors and also provides for the recordkeeping of statistics relevant to work injuries and illnesses. (G)
The United States governmental agency that establishes and enforces safety standards in the workplace.
1970 legislation that set Federal standards for work place safety and imposed fines for failure to meet them.
Federal law that established safety standards in the workplace.
A federal law, Public law 91-596, enacted in 1970, comprising federal standards for safety and health for people at work. The regulations issued under this Act can be found in Title 29, Part 1910, and Part 1926 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
The primary federal law establishing safety standards in the workplace. Generally, OSHA requires employers to provide a safe workplace by informing employees about potential hazards, training them to deal with hazards and recording workplace injuries.
A federal (U.S.) law that applies to all employers in the United States who are engaged in interstate commerce. Its purpose is to ensure safe and healthful working conditions by authorizing enforcement of the standards provided under the act.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act is a United States federal law signed into law by President Richard M. Nixon on December 29, 1970.