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The U.S. Congress created OSHA under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of what year?
What is OSHA's (Occupational ,Safety and Health Administration) main function?
OSHA is not required, but just recommended best practices.
Workers can exercise workplace safety rights and file a confidential complaint with OSHA if they find the environment hazardous, and the employer neglects safety and OSHA standards.
Application of safety according to OSHA is important in the workplace for the following reasons except
"Each Employer - shall furnish to each of his employees, employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees"Falls under what section of the OSH Act?
OSHA offers the following guidelines for effective management of worker safety and health protection
Employers must do which of the following?
Without an explicit statue in place, spelling out how to identify and correct the hazard, OSHA can not fine a company.
OSHA requires employers to post a notice that warns employees of penalties for requesting an OSHA inspection.
Every workplace covered by OSHA is required to post a poster about their rights under OSHA
Employees have the right to ask for OSHA inspections or report safety concerns without fear of being fired or disciplined for that reason.
Workers have the right to talk with OSHA inspectors.
The “General Duty Clause” exempts some employers from having a safety program.
OSHA inspections.
  • Are limited only to high risk jobs/occupations
  • Cannot be conducted more than once each year
  • Cannot be conducted without advance notice