1.3 OCCUPATION SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA)

 

• Workers are often exposed to environments that are hazardous.

 

• To deal with this it was created by congress in 1970.

 

• It deals with,

- noise

- indoor air quality

- guards and safety equipment on machines

- worker training and instruction

 

• The agency helps set policy and police problems.

 

• One example is the MSDS sheets that must be posted on all chemicals and be on file in public places. This was created under the Worker Right to Know Act.

 

 

[an error occurred while processing this directive]