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Who is OSHA?

July 8, 2018 / by Rovini Concrete Corp / Blog / 0 Comments

Who is OSHA?
OSHA is the acronym for Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

OSHA’s Mission

With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

Organization

OSHA is part of the United States Department of Labor. The administrator for OSHA is the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. OSHA’s administrator answers to the Secretary of Labor, who is a member of the cabinet of the President of the United States.

Source Credit:
https://www.osha.gov/about.html

OSHA’s Field Manuals

During site safety inspections OSHA Compliance Officers follow specific procedures outlined in their Field Manual and “CPL (compliance) documents. Use both of these guides for your construction job.

OSHA Field Operations Manual

OSHA CPL_02-00-160 Field Operations Manual

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