Legislative history of the Occupational safety and health act of 1970
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Legislative history of the Occupational safety and health act of 1970 (S. 2193, P.L. 91-596) by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Labor.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Industrial safety -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Industrial hygiene -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

At head of title: 92d Congress, 1st session. Committee print.

ContributionsUnited States.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF3567.124 .A15 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 1278 p.
Number of Pages1278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4694030M
LC Control Number77614618

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  Occupational Safety and Health Act of P.L. (84 Stat. ) Decem [compiled legislative history]. DESCRIPTION. Occupational Safety and Health Law is the authoritative resource on the OSH Act and accompanying updated in its Fourth Edition, it examines employer obligations to protect employees from occupational hazards, and provides clear analysis of how the law works - and how it affects examines many aspects of workplace safety and health law, including. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of is a US labor law governing the federal law of occupational health and safety in the private sector and federal government in the United was enacted by Congress in and was signed by President Richard Nixon on Decem Its main goal is to ensure that employers provide employees with an environment free from recognized. 16 In legislation appended to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of , Congress did call for a study of workmen's compensation laws. Occ. Safety & Health Act § 27, 29 U.S.C. § (). However, the avowed purpose was "to determine [whether] such laws provide an adequate, prompt, and equitable system of compensation." /d.