Occupational Safety and Health Administration


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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

(pronounced as a word) A federal agency within the Department of Labor, OSHA (www.osha.gov) performs workplace inspections, engages in education and partnership to improve workplace safety, and enforces compliance with workplace safety standards.It is a common misperception that OSHA has the right to conduct surprise inspections of the workplace, including construction sites. In reality, OSHA may inspect only what it is given permission to inspect,or the particular portion of the premises described with particularity in a search warrant.

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(10.) Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Occupational exposure to tuberculosis: proposed rule.
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The FTC thanks the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Better Business Bureau of West Florida, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for their assistance in this case.
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