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Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970

Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970 is a law setting forth standards that employers must comply with in order to provide working conditions that are safe and free from any health hazards for all employees.

Additionally, the law also requires employers to provide employees with protection against workplace hazards that could result in illness, injury or death to an individual, as well as to communicate to employees the information on hazardous materials or chemicals they may be required to handle.


Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Law passed in 1970 that mandates safety and health standards for U.S. businesses. Provided for the establishment of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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