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Occupational safety and health act

Occupational safety and health act is a federal law that requires most employers to create and maintain safe, healthful working conditions.


 

Occupational Safety and Health Act is the law passed by congress in 1970 "to assure so far as possible
every working man and woman in the nation safe and healthful working conditions and to preserve our human resources."

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