Essentially all workplaces have safety and health standards that have been imposed by federal and state authorities. The intent of these workplace standards and requirements is to protect the health and welfare of individual employees. This one-hour course will explain how safety requirements for workplaces are established and how they are enforced. The training will also discuss important regulatory agencies and their jurisdictions. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements.
Learner objectives are to: discuss the scope and purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, describe how regulatory standards are established, recall the inspection and enforcement methods used by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and identify other organizations that establish safety regulations that impact the workplace.