Excerpts from this story referencing Occupational Safety and Health Act

Excerpts from this story referencing Occupational Safety and Health Act

"… est Virginia. It was issued under the so-called general duty clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, which says that workplaces must be “free from recognized hazard …"

"… sources of occupational health can keep up with.” Nixon signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act into law on December 29, 1970, calling it “probably one of the most …"

"… At age 28 organized the lobbying effort which killed the adoption of the Occupational Safety and Health Act by the State of Florida,” read the first item under “successful accomp …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Occupational Safety and Health Act

"… safety,” the judges wrote in their 1992 decision. But the 1970 Occupational Safety and Health Act doesn’t allow that flexibility, they added. As the congressional O …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Occupational Safety and Health Act

"… , Democrats in Congress introduced legislation this year to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, whose criminal and civil penalties for employer misconduct are co …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Occupational Safety and Health Act

"… o case, employers in America are rarely prosecuted for worker deaths. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 is exceptionally weak when it comes to criminal penalties. An empl …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Occupational Safety and Health Act

"… ts undertaken by an individual employee.”Problems in the statesUnder the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, states that choose to regulate workplace health and safety must e …"

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"… ime, on private property. There’s an invisibility element.” Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, American workers are entitled to “safe and healthful” conditi …"

"… 'We need to do the whole place.' " Burros, crabs…and people Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, a willful safety violation that causes the death of a worker is a misdeme …"

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"… that reality continues to drive the work of the Labor Department. When the Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed in 1970, the National Safety Council estimated that 14,000 work …"

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"… than six months in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Under environmental law, knowingly exposing someone to hazardous …"

"… data reviewed by the AFL-CIO, only 79 cases have been prosecuted under the Occupational Safety and Health Act in the past 40 years; the defendants served a combined 89 months in prison …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Occupational Safety and Health Act