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Lowe, Jayne – 1972
This publication presents answers to the questions most frequently asked by employers concerning injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting requirements under the Wiliams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Under this Act, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is held responsible for the recordkeeping…
Descriptors: Employees, Federal Legislation, First Aid, Health
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Wood, Michael – Monthly Labor Review, 1975
A primary shortcoming of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 is that it provides the employer with too many phases of postponement of responsibility. However, positive administrative action has included organized labor's entry into all levels of job safety and health activities. (MW)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Employer Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Health Conditions
School Shop, 1975
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Bibliographies, Federal Legislation, Guidelines
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Chemical and Engineering News, 1980
Outlined are implications for the execution of an executive order, effective July 1, 1980, requiring federal agencies to comply with the same occupational safety and health standards that private employers must meet. A brief history of prior attempts to put similar safeguards on federal facilities is provided. (CS)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Federal Regulation, Government Employees, Health Programs
Wolff, Charles S. – School Shop, 1976
Past and pending safety and health regulations set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are examined; special emphasis is placed on their implications for school shops. (EC)
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Inspection, Safety, School Shops
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Lebbon, Angela; Sigurdsson, Sigurdur Oli; Austin, John – Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 2012
During the course of a 6-year behavioral safety consult at a food and drink industry site, data were collected on the number of Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incidents, number of lost and restricted days, and number of peer safety observations. Employees were trained to identify safe and unsafe behavior, conduct peer…
Descriptors: Food Service, Industry, Employees, Occupational Safety and Health
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Epstein, Michael; Marozeau, Jeremy; Cleveland, Sandra – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2010
Purpose: To estimate real-environment iPod listening levels for listeners in 4 environments to gain insight into whether average listeners receive dosages exceeding occupational noise exposure guidelines as a result of their listening habits. Method: The earbud outputs of iPods were connected directly into the inputs of a digital recorder to make…
Descriptors: Listening, Occupational Safety and Health, National Standards, Handheld Devices
American School Board Journal, 1973
In response to OSHA, school board members and administrators should initiate a comprehensive, districtwide safety education and accident prevention program. OSHA will affect schools by requiring injury and illness records and onsite inspections. It will affect the operation of the physical plant and effect the provision of a comprehensive,…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Responsibility, Boards of Education, Federal Legislation
Hayes, Mary – Personnel Administrator, 1982
Provides details pertaining to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ruling that gives employees, their designated representatives, and OSHA the right to examine their on-the-job medical records. Discusses the effects the ruling may have on organizations. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Employer Employee Relationship, Federal Regulation, Information Retrieval
Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX. – 1981
This student module on the role of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) in Safety and Health is one of 50 modules concerned with job safety and health. This module looks at the OSHA Act, its aims, and the rights and responsibilities of employers and workers under the Act. Following the introduction, 16 objectives (each keyed to a page in the…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Employee Responsibility, Employer Attitudes, Federal Legislation
Kuchta, Joseph F.; And Others – College and University Business, 1973
The Occupation Safety and Health Act (OSHA) has presented campus safety officers with new problems, but it is also offering them new potentials, which were explored at the recent national conference on Campus Security. (Editor)
Descriptors: Campus Planning, Educational Facilities, Facility Requirements, Federal Legislation
Honerman, James – Job Safety & Health Quarterly, 1999
Logging is now the most dangerous U.S. occupation. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed specialized safety training for the logging industry but has been challenged to reach small operators. An OSHA-approved state program in Minnesota provides annual safety seminars to about two-thirds of the state's full-time…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Lumber Industry, Occupational Safety and Health, Outreach Programs
Roll, Michalene H. – School Business Affairs, 1990
As a result of a 1988 federal appellate court mandate, schools and colleges in 24 states and 2 territories with OSHA-approved state plans must inform their employees about hazardous chemicals to which they may be exposed. School administrators should implement a responsible program meeting regulatory compliance, tort liability, and public…
Descriptors: Accidents, Administrator Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Hazardous Materials
Sandoz, Charles J. – 1993
This paper documents an approach to meeting the training requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and the "reasonable accommodation" requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for individuals with developmental disabilities. It describes a training program used with three adult workers with mild mental…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Adults, Civil Rights Legislation, Coding
International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Washington, DC. – 1979
Designed for use by instructors using the "Health and Safety Education Book" (International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades/Occupational Safety and Health Act), this book contains quizzes specifically for painters, abrasive blasters, tapers, paint makers, and floorcoverers. Quizzes included in the book focus on testing areas such as (1)…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Accidents, Building Trades, Evaluation
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