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Introduction to OSHA

Learn about the role of OSHA in establishing a safe and secure work environment.

Description

Many of the health and safety programs and procedures in this Health and Safety Guide are derived from federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. 


This Introduction to OSHA course provides you with some background information about OSHA and OSHA standards, inspections, citations, and penalties. At the end of this course, you will be able to distinguish between the role of OSHA and the role of the office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). Learn more about the role of OSHA in establishing a safe and secure work environment.


This course was created in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHAct) of 1970 and the OSHA regulations.

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Curriculum

  • Introduction to OSHA
    Introduction
    0:55
    Description
    0:32
    Purpose
    0:56
    OSHA Standard Categories
    0:35
    General Duty Clause
    0:39
    Development and Adoption of Standards
    1:04
  • Organization Impact
    Keeping Employees Informed
    1:31
    Workplace Inspections
    4:12
    Types of Inspections
    1:50
    Citations and Penalties
    2:43
    Roles and Responsibilities
    2:11
    Knowledge Check
    1:19
    Summary
    0:54
  • Supplemental Materials
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Skills

  • Personal Safety

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