- the division of the Department of Labor that sets and enforces occupational health and safety rules.
Origin of OSHA
O(ccupational) S(afety and) H(ealth) A(dministration)
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Her day job was shooting health and safety videos for various trade unions, including OSHA.Life After ‘Winter’s Bone’: Debra Granik on Finding J. Law and the Plight of the Female Director
October 24, 2014
Under Nixon, the EPA was started, the OSHA was started, the Clean Air Act was passed, the Clean Water Act was passed.Harry Shearer on Being Nixon, ‘The Simpsons Movie’ Sequel, and Why Obama Should Return His Nobel
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OSHA was simply asking that commentators with a financial interest say something about that financial interest.
OSHA was not declaring that it would ignore work that had been “funded in part by” the industry that might be regulated.
The doctor who initially wrote to OSHA begged them not to shut the factory down, since that would be even worse for the patients.Should We Force Other Countries to Be Safe?
April 30, 2013
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a branch of the US Department of Labor responsible for establishing and enforcing safety and health standards in the workplace.
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