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Title:
A manager's guide to OSHA what every manager should know
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Series:
A Crisp fifty-minute series book
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Publication Information:
Boston, MA : Thomson, 2006
Physical Description:
3 CD-ROM ; 12 cm.
ISBN:
9781418862602
General Note:
Accompanies text of the same title : T55 T65 2006

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Summary

Summary

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 affects nearly every individual who works for an employer. A MANAGER'S GUIDE TO OSHA is designed to help managers and human resource professionals become familiar with this important law, and offers guidance and helpful advice on what to expect during OSHA inspections, what citations or penalties can be proposed, and how to appeal if necessary.


Table of Contents

Part 1 The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act
Introducing OSHAOSH
As Role in Safety and Health
The OSH Acts Broad Coverage
State Job Safety and Health Programs
OSHA Standards and Regulations
How OSHA Standards Are Set
Key OSHA Standards
Variances from the Standards
Responsibilities and Rights Under OSHA
Employee Rights
Employee Responsibilities
Monitoring Injury and Illness
Safety and Health Training
Part 2 Anticipating OSHA Inspections
What to Expect from OSHA
Unannounced Investigations
OSHAs Inspection Priorities
Being Prepared for an OSHA Visit
Prelude to an Inspection
OSHAs Opening Conference
Management Actions at the Opening Conference
The Inspection Tour
Management Actions During the Inspection
The Closing Conference
Part 3 OSHA Violations and Consequences
Citations and Penalties
Categories of OSHA Violations
Adjustments to Penalty Amounts
Appealing Citations
Planning for the Appeal Process
Preparing for the Informal Conference
How the Informal Conference Can Help You
Protocol at the Informal Conference
Contesting an OSHA Citation
The OSHA Review Commission
Part 4 Getting Help from OSHAOSHA Consultation Services
Voluntary Protection Programs
Other OSHA Services
Conclusion
Appendix
OSHA Resources and Forms
Appendix to Part 2
Appendix to Part 3