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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Quality combined with active environmental protection and work safety not only increase H&R's standing, but also its efficiency.
PetroHab, the world's premier provider of Hot Work Safety Enclosures (HWSE), otherwise known as habitats, announced that its Safe-Stop and Safe-Work HWSE Systems have achieved ATEX & IECEx 3rd party certification.
On the morning briefing was held, inspection teams Guangzhou Petrochemical heard reports on the situation of work safety and environmental protection, and to carry out the purposes and tasks of this inspection work has been described.
An investigation into the cause of the accident is under way and is being supervised by the State Administration of Work Safety.
An awarding body compliant with the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive' in respect of first aid at work safety legislation approved 3 year Level 2 EFAW certificate* at a substantial IoCP members discount**
Chinese authorities have typically meted out harsh punishments to company management following work safety disasters.
The provincial work safety administration confirmed the incident and the death toll on Saturday.
News of the detentions came a day after the ruling Communist Party sacked the head of the work safety regulator, a former vice mayor of Tianjin, for suspected corruption, but without making an explicit link to the Aug.
The head of China's work safety watchdog -- a former vice-mayor of Tianjin -- has been sacked after a suspected corruption investigation, state media said Wednesday.
Gao Huaiyou, deputy director of Tianjin's work safety watchdog, cited damage to the company's office and major discrepancies between the accounts of company management and customs records as a reason they have not been able to identify the chemicals.
He discusses the need to change work safety culture, how compliance-based safety programs are not good enough, the differences between behavior-based and Lean safety, injury-free objectives, and the difference between a safety walk and a Safety Gemba Walk, followed by the case studies of manufacturing, distribution, processing, and products companies in the US, Canada, Australia, and Ukraine.
The deal also entails exchanging information and statistics on the labor market, labor inspection and occupational health and work safety.