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OSHA

 (ō′shə)
abbr.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OSHA

(ˈoʊ ʃə)

n.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.OSHA - a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
Department of Labor, Labor Department, DoL, Labor - the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Translations

OSHA

[ˈəʊʃə] n abbr (US) (=Occupational Safety and Health Administration) administration chargée de la santé et de la sécurité sur les lieux de travailinspection du travail

OSHA

(US) abbr of Occupational Safety and Health AdministrationArbeitsschutzbehörde f
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OSHA conducted an investigation in January 2019 after an inspector observed Navy Contractors' employees performing roofing activities without fall protection.
Under the final rule, businesses and manufacturers with 20 or more employees are only required to electronically submit annually information from their OSHA Form 300A (Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses).
When issued, OSHA had intended all employers use a "secure" electronic system to eventually submit their injury and illness records using OSHA Form 300 for work-related injuries and illnesses, OSHA Form 301 for injury and illness incident reports and OSHA 300A for annual summaries of work-related injuries and illnesses by establishment.
"Analysis of the data submitted electronically by employers will allow OSHA to use its enforcement and compliance assistance resources more efficiently," says Cari Elofson, assistant director of the OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District.
Because strategies that work for American ginseng are unlikely to work for osha, conservation planning for medicinal plant species requires an understanding of basic population structure under different environmental conditions to develop and implement customized sustainability strategies.
A quick review of the function of OSHA is pertinent to this discussion.
OSHA currently requires all employers not expressly exempted from the OSHA recordkeeping requirements to record work-related employee injury and illnesses on an OSHA Form 300.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act, which is administered by OSHA, was passed in 1970 "[t]o assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women...." (3) Most employers in the private sector are covered under the act, which defines "employer" as any "person engaged in a business affecting commerce who has employees, but does not include the United States or any state or political subdivision of a [s]tate." (4) The act does not cover self-employed persons; farms that employ only immediate family members; working conditions regulated by other federal agencies; and employees of state and local governments, unless they are in one of the states operating an OSHA-approved state plan.
In its proposed rule, OSHA seeks to require that establishments with 250 or more employees electronically submit injury and illness records (including entries on OSHA Forms 300 and 301) on a quarterly basis, and Form 300A annually.
According to the official case file, "Booso began yelling at Shpiruk that OSHA was him, and then turned to [the and fired him ...
The first resource OSHA has created is a toolkit to identify safer chemicals that can be used in place of more hazardous ones.
Camps typically come under OSHA's "general industry" standards.