OSHA. February 16, 2011. OSHAct. Signed by President Nixon 12/1970 after legislative efforts begun by President Johnson in 1966 “To assure safe and healthful working conditions” Set standards, enforcement, training, educate, compliance assistance, research, etc. OSHAct History.
February 16, 2011
10.9 per 100 workers
3.6 per 100 workers
“shall set the standard which most adequately assures, to the extent feasible, on the basis of the best available evidence, that no employee will suffer material impairment of health or functional capacity even if such employee has regular exposure to the hazard .. for the period of his working life.”