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OSHA

[ oh-shuh, osh-uh ]

noun

, U.S. Government.
  1. the division of the Department of Labor that sets and enforces occupational health and safety rules.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of OSHA1

O(ccupational) S(afety and) H(ealth) A(dministration)

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Example Sentences

Her day job was shooting health and safety videos for various trade unions, including OSHA.

Under Nixon, the EPA was started, the OSHA was started, the Clean Air Act was passed, the Clean Water Act was passed.

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.

In southern Gilead the trees become fewer and fewer until south of Jebel Osha they almost disappear.

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