OSH Act – Section 2 – Congressional Findings and Purpose

As Section 2 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) states, Congress identified the need and importance of protecting the workforce of American is of critical importance to our country‚Äôs success and the wellbeing of its citizens. The OSH Act continues by declaring the purpose and policy and includes: the efforts of employers… Continue reading OSH Act – Section 2 – Congressional Findings and Purpose

Why Did We Need the OSH Act?

The OSH Act – Section 1: The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, often referred to as the OSH Act (not OSHA Act) was signed into law on December 29, 1970, and established the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as the regulatory agency in charge of protecting the workforce of America (OSHA, 1970).… Continue reading Why Did We Need the OSH Act?