What Does OSHA Stand For?
On today’s podcast – we’re going to be answering the question “What Does OSHA Stand For?”. So stay tuned.You can find the show notes to each episode, links to the information mentioned on the podcast, the social media platforms we’re on, and anything else related to the podcast at WarehouseSafetyTips.com.
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What do the letters “OSHA” stand for?
OSHA is an acronym, and it represents the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
OSHA was established in 1970 signing into existence by President Richard Nixon. This act created an oversight group that would help set employers’ standards to reduce job-related injuries, illnesses, and accidents. It also gave employees and their representatives tools to help prevent these tragedies from happening in the workplace.
Employers are required to adhere to the standards provided by OSHA and, in turn, provide a safe workplace free from serious hazards. Employers are responsible for training employees and performing tests, providing PPE, medical tests as mandated by means, posting OSHA citations annually, and not retaliating or discriminating against an employee.
Not adhering to OSHA Standards and Requirements can result in injuries, fines, and even death. Make sure your facilities are operating within and above the OSHA Standards and Requirements at all times.
To take a much deeper dive into OSHA – visit OSHA.gov.
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