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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 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.
According to the judge's summary of the case, "[Booso] expressed disdain for OSHA's standards and OSHA personnel throughout the proceeding.
This agreement between OSHA, MTDCC, and IAHFI Local 12 A will achieve a variety of Safety and Education, Communication, and Workplace and Safety goals.
Changes to the NEP include identification of industries and establishments associated with amputations rather than the equipment; lists of typical machinery and equipment associated with amputations; and new targeting methodology based on more current data from OSHA and Bureau of Labor Statistics sources.
Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), which advises OSHA, reported on its investigation of combustible dust hazards and recommended new measures to avoid explosions and fires.
28, 2006, OSHA published new standards for the protection of all workers with occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium.
Meanwhile, OSHA and Life Services Network of Illinois (LSN)--Tabor Hills' parent organization--had formed a cooperative to produce a training video specifically for long-term care providers.
The study found that more than half of the incidents involved chemicals not covered by the OSHA PSM standard or the EPA RMP rule, both of which contain lists of chemicals specifically addressed in the regulations.
An online version of the train-the-trainer injection molding safety course is also available on the OSHA website at www.
Another strategy OSHA is using to improve safety and health in American workplaces is "outreach, education and compliance assistance.
RIMS and OSHA signed a charter nearly four years ago, said John L.
Those not exempt, including most health care employers, must provide information to employees including the signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), how to report MSDs in the workplace, the types of risk factors or work activities associated with MSD hazards, and the requirements of the OSHA standard.