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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13 Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, 29 CFR Part 1910.
Editor's Note: On October 24, 1995, Ron Hayes and his wife, Dot, received a formal apology in person from Joseph Dear, director of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, for OSHA's mishandling of the investigation into the death of their son Pat.
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Most notably, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration passed in December 1991 new regulations concerning occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.
took office as the assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health, heading the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
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