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The Importance of Industrial Hygiene

The importance of industrial hygiene Each year, the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) collects data on illnesses recognized or diagnosed by employers in the United States. These illnesses can be directly related to workplace activity. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reveals that in 2015, there were approximately 139,200 nonfatal illnesses reported by private industry [...]

What will OSHA check during an inspection?

What will OSHA check during an inspection? Under the authority of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) may inspect workplaces without advance notice. The agency might also show up to enforce the "General Duty Clause" (Section 5(a)1), which requires all employees have a safe and healthful workplace. While OSHA certainly cannot [...]

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