Ch 12 - Health, Safety & EAP_Web

Ch 12 - Health, Safety & EAP_Web - Health Safety...

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Chapter 12 OSHA, health and safety issues in the workplace, employee assistance programs
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Occupational Safety and Health Act Enacted in 1970 Purpose was to ___________ the regulation of work force safety and expanded workplace safety to all US workers Instituted “sufficiently safe workplace” policy Established OSH Administration, OSH Review Commission (OSHRC) and the Nat’l Institute of OSH (NIOSH)
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OSHA Coverage and Scoop Protection of workers from ___________ and _______________ health and safety hazards 3 sets of standards : Interim - covering 2 years after OSHA establishment Permanent based on recommendations of NIOSH and other involved parties Emergency issued by secretary of labor when problems in need of immediate correction arise. www.osha.gov
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OSHA Compliance Compliance Inspections -compliance officers inspect (________________) most of the businesses and may issue citations for violation of standards -employers can require OSHA inspectors to obtain a search warrant prior inspections - inspect premises, posters, health and safety records, first aid devices, and emergency procedures Violation citations - imminent danger, willful violations, non-serious danger, failure to correct violation, violations causing death, posting requirements, minimal violations - employers have 15 days to appeal to OSHRC; if not appealed the citation is final
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An OSHA Inspection Present credentials and explain purpose
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course HRAD 3783 taught by Professor Slevitch during the Spring '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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Ch 12 - Health, Safety & EAP_Web - Health Safety...

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