osha osha  /ˈoʊ ʃə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment

News

  1. OSHA probes deadly blast at chemical plant

    OSHA is investigating the explosion at a south Louisiana chemical plant that killed one worker and injured dozens of others.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WAFB Baton Rouge

  2. OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule on Standards Update to Rules on Signage, an Issue Championed by Clarion Safety Systems

    Clarion CEO Geoffrey Peckham’s ongoing leadership efforts in bolstering adoption by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the Updated American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) Standards leads to direct final rule on Consensus Standard Update on Signage, Marking Important Advancement in Workplace Safety. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. OSHA fines Gilman Cheese Corp.

    GILMAN - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Gilman Cheese Corp. for 10 safety violations totaling $126,700 in proposed fines, according to an OSHA press release.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marshfield News Herald

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Quotes

  1. "What I heard overwhelmingly was that there were no interpreters that could provide them with information on how they could go about understanding what safety measures that OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is requiring them...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Hilda Solis Source: The Associated Press

  2. Two California Democrats in Congress who serve on labor panels, George Miller and Lynn Woolsey, wrote the labor secretary Friday, saying, "a mandatory combustible dust standard should be a high priority of OSHA. ...... We strongly urge you to act...
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Lynn Woolsey Source: Washington Post

  3. "If OSHA doesn't act, then we must," said Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee. "We know that most businesses are doing the best they can to make their workplaces safe. But it's also clear that...
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: George Miller Source: FOXNews

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