U S Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA)
Best source for OSHA standards, interpretations, quips, operations manuals and, at the SLTC, good safety training material.
|OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration Home Page - http://www.osha.gov/|
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthy workplace for their employees. OSHA's role is to promote the safety and health of America's working men and women by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual process improvement in workplace safety and health.
|OSHA Search Engine - http://www.osha.gov/index.html|
OSAH's Serach Engine has been merged into their home page. Look for SEARCH link at the top of OSHA’s home page OR click on the ADVANCED link on that page for more search options.
|OSHA Publications page - http://www.osha.gov/pls/publications/publication.html|
OSHA makes many resources available in printed format, including brochures and booklets, fact cards, pocket cards, and posters. From this OSHA'a Publications page, you can see available materials, order those materials in printed form or, in many cases, download the materials.
|OSHA Recordkeeping page - http://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/index.html|
Many people find the OSHA Recordkeeping requirements to be more complex and more confusing that the actual health and safety standards. This page is OSHA's gateway to the Recordkeeping requirements, including the electronic version of the "The OSHA Recordkeeping Handbook" and the recordkeeping forms.
|OSHA Salt Lake City Technical Center - http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/index.html|
Here you will find links to OSHA’s technical reference site and to a variety of downloadable booklets, training materials and slide presentations. Includes a good dedicated SLTC Search Engine.
|OSHA Standards - http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owasrch.search_form?p_doc_type=STANDARDS&p_toc_level=0|
The entire OSHA law, inclusing all current standards, are available on-line. Start here to see the index to the OSHA General Industry (1910) or Construction Industry (1926) Standards. Or look for the STANDARDS link on the OSHA Home Page.