OSHA Regulations General Guidelines
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulates safety techniques to protect employees from hazards. The goal is to keep everybody safe.
General Duty Clause: According to the General Duty Clause of the OSHA Act,
- Each employer shall furnish each employee’s employment and a place of employment that is free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees.
- The employer must comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this Act.
OSHA regulations also say,
- Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules and order issued under this Act, which applies to their own actions and conduct.
Employers must train, retrain, and train again to ensure complete hazard protection, prevent infectious diseases, and secure workers’ safety by controlling their exposure to harmful substances.
10 Steps To Get Your Program Started:
- Establish safety and health as a core value
- Lead by example
- Implement a reporting system
- Provide training
- Conduct inspections
- Collect hazard control ideas
- Implement hazard controls
- Address emergencies
- Seek input on workplace changes
- Make improvements
Complying with OSHA Regulations requires adequate knowledge and best practices. SafT Integration will ensure you adhere to OSHA standards. Call us now!
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