Occupational Safety and Health Administration


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Noun1.Occupational Safety and Health Administration - 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"
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Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have forged an alliance to help reduce illnesses and injuries in the workplace.
As the AFL-CIO notes, "The Bush Administration's Department of Labor regulatory agenda for 2002 withdraws or halts action on sixteen pending Occupational Safety and Health Administration and thirteen pending Mine Safety and Health Administration safety actions."
BNA has provided coverage of developments in law and regulation for more than 70 years and has been covering worker safety and health issues continuously since the Occupational Safety and Health Administration was established in 1971.
Learn to compose your own chemical hygiene plan that fulfills the requirements and intent of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) regulation, 29, CFR 1910.1450 (Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories).
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulates universal precautions designed to protect all persons in the treatment area.
Subscribers to BNA's Worker's Compensation Report learned on December 7, for instance, that after 10 years of careful study, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration had issued a rule requiting employers with forklifts to develop, or hire consultants to develop, formal training programs for forklift operators, with "refresher training" every three years.
The Labor Department established the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), under an Assistant Secretary of Labor, to write and enforce the standards.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reduced the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for 1,3-butadiene (BD) from 1,000 parts per million parts of air (ppm) to I ppm.
In fact, the reported-injury frequency among Sky Chefs' workers was two to three times the national Occupational Safety and Health Administration rate for the restaurant industry.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards state that the median blood levels for adults should be about 15 ug/100 dL; children and pregnant women should have blood levels below 10 ug/100 dL.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has set guidelines for the maximum safe occupational dose of mercury at 300 to 500 micrograms per day.
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