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Unformatted text preview: otherwise we are back to negligence.” otherwise Brian Chu Wednesday, April 24, 2013 16 OSHA Standards OSHA The Act provides for the creation of the The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) which is the ________ ___ of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Administration. The purpose of NIOSH is to _______ The ________ in workplace health and safety in order to formulate and ____ _______________ to the Secretary of Labor. If those _______________ are approved, then they may become the _________ __ _______ in connection with a certain industry. Brian Chu Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Brian 17 LIABILITY LIABILITY _________ _______ supervising the _________ acts resulting in OSHA violations may be held individually criminally liable for the offense. offense. However, the Department of Justice has However, been reluctant to enforce claims against individual decision makers. Brian Chu Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Brian 18 Compliance Provisions Compliance Certain specific regulations apply to all employers Certain and industries - - such as: and 1. Requirements regarding the________ ______ Requirements of the work site 2. Employees must be trained and informed 2. Employees (through classes, labels, signs) regarding __________ ________. 3. _______ ___________ must be provided by the employer where an employee has been exposed to toxic substances. Brian Chu Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Brian 19 Compliance Provisions Compliance Continual-training requirement OSHA requires that employers adopt a program of _________ ________ of its employees regarding safety in the work place. regarding Every time that an employee is hired or Every transferred into a new position, even for just a day, the employer is required to provide ______ ________ to that employee. Brian Chu Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Brian 20 Developing Safety Standards Developing OSHA can begin standards‑setting OSHA procedures on its own initiative, or in response to petitions from other parties If it is determined that a specific standard If is needed, any of several advisory committees may be called upon to develop specific recommendations. Brian Chu Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Brian 21 Developing Safety Standards Developing Recommendations for standards also may come from NIOSH Once OSHA has developed plans for a standard, it publishes these intentions in the Federal Register as a “______ __ __________ __________.” Brian Chu Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Brian 22 Emergency Temporary Standards Section 6(a) of the Act provides that the Secretary may establish temporary standards which will be effective immediately upon publication in the Federal Register without having to go through the lengthy rulemaking process otherwise required by the Act. Brian Chu Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Brian 23 Emergency Temporary Standards Emergency The USDOL Secretary may establish emergency The temporary standards when it is determined: temporary that employees are _______ __ _____ _______ from that exposure to substances or agents determined to be toxic or physically harmful or from new hazards, and that such emergency standard is necessary to protect that emplo...
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