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Occupational Safety and Health Act

Definition of the noun occupational safety and health act

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noun

  1. 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

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Occupational Safety And Health Act a.k.a. The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 is a piece of Malaysian legislation which was gazetted on 25 February 1994 by the Malaysian Parliament.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime (2005)

by Lawrence M. Salinger

Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA). Enacted under the federal government's Constitutional right to regulate interstate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime (2013)

by Lawrence M. Salinger

Occupational Safety and Health Act The Occupational ...

Google previewAmerican Economic History: A Dictionary and Chronology (2015)

A Dictionary and Chronology by James S Olson, Abraham O. Mendoza

oCCUPAtIonAL sAFetY AnD HeALtH ACt oF 1970 money supply until there were $50 in circulation for every American, government ownership of the railroads, and direct election of U.S. senators. Although the Southern Farmers' Alliance ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

Inspections and Audits Insurance and Loss Control Internet Law and Litigation Manufacturing National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Occupational Medicine Occupational Safety and Health Act Occupational Safety and Health ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication (2010)

by Susanna Hornig Priest

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 The Occupational Safety and Health Act covers 6 million workplaces and 90 million employees in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and other ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2008)

by Robert W. Kolb

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed by a bipartisan Congress in 1970 to respond to what was perceived to be a crisis in the workplace. Several studies had indicated that accidents and injuries on the job were increasing and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Federal Agencies and Commissions (2009)

by Kathleen Hill, Gerald N. Hill

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 requires that each employer: (1) shall furnish to each employee a job and a place of employment free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Environmental Science (2007)

by Bruce C. Wyman, L. Harold Stevenson

Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHAct) The 1970 federal statute that established the OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION for the purpose of ensuring, to the extent feasible, a safe and healthy workplace. The act ...

Google previewThe American Economy: A Historical Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Cynthia L. Clark

Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) Also known as the Williams- Steiger Act, intended “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women.” The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) established ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2016)

by Steven G. Rogelberg

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHA is authorized to conduct ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design, Volume 69 (Supplement 1) (2001)

by Rayford Anthony

1n 1970, Congress promulgated the Occupational Safety and Health Act tOSHAct ). As a result of this landmark legislation, OSHA and the National lnstitute for Occupational Safety and Health 1N1OSH) were established within the Department ...

Google previewConsumer Survival (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Consumer Rights, Safety, and Protection by Wendy Reiboldt

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 created NIOSH. According the Department of Labor's (DOL) website, this act was designed “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women; by authorizing ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Small Business Forms and Agreements (2011)

A Complete Kit of Ready-to-use Business Checklists, Worksheets, Forms, Contracts, and Human Resource Documents with Companion CD-ROM by Martha Maeda

The Occupational Safety and Health Act, enacted by Congress in 1970, created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an agency of the Department of Labor, to set and enforce workplace health and safety standards, and ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society (2015)

by Frederick F. Wherry, Juliet B. Schor, Consulting Editor

Despite deadly, highprofile workplace accidents and injuries, American workers had little protection under federal statutes until 1970, when Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). The act established the ...

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