[oh-shuh, osh-uh]

noun U.S. Government.

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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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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