Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 8e, DeCenzo and Robbins
The Occupational Safety andHealth Act
1970 Federal legislation
–Established health and safety standards.
–Authorized inspections and fines for violations.
–Empowered OSH Administration to ensurestandards are met.
–Requires employers to keep records of illnesses and injuries, and calculateaccident ratios.
–Applies to almost every U.S. businessengaged in interstate commerce.