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Title: Occupational safety and health law handbook

Abstract

This book reviews the regulations and standards governing the protection of employees in the workplace and provides insight into dealing with pertinent regulations and regulatory authorities. Written for safety professionals, industrial hygienists, human resource professionals, attorneys, and students, this companion to Government Institutes' best-selling ``Environmental Law Handbook'' offers the legal fundamentals behind occupational safety and health laws in one concise and authoritative volume. In 19 chapters, the authoring law firm of Keller and Heckman cover the OSHAct and its development; OSHA, NIOSH, and OSHRC; the roles played by other regulatory agencies; the OSHA rulemaking process; OSHA Standards and the General Duty Clause; record keeping and reporting; employers' and employees' rights; inspections; violations, penalties, and how to contest them; criminal prosecutions; state plans; industry-specific issues; OSHA reform; and international regulations and standards. This book references approximately 400 seminal OSHA legal decisions from the approximately 1,300 cases on record and includes coverage of Canadian and European Community regulations, making it the first comprehensive global overview of occupational safety and health law.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20013745
Resource Type:
Book
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Sep 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; MANUALS; OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY; LEGAL ASPECTS; LAWS; US OSHA; STANDARDS; VIOLATIONS; RECORDS MANAGEMENT

Citation Formats

Sarvadi, D.G., Keller, and Heckman. Occupational safety and health law handbook. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Sarvadi, D.G., Keller, & Heckman. Occupational safety and health law handbook. United States.
Sarvadi, D.G., Keller, and Heckman. Wed . "Occupational safety and health law handbook". United States.
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