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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

 (OSHA)
the United States government agency that administers the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. This act of the United States Congress established minimum health and safety standards for workers and provides for the inspection of places of employment and the penalizing of employers who do not provide conditions that meet the established standards. Further information on OSHA can be obtained by writing to Office of Information Services, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20210.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

OSHA

Abbreviation for Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor, responsible for establishing and enforcing safety and health standards in the workplace.
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OSHA

Occupational Safety & Health Administration Occupational medicine A federal agency that recommends health and safety procedures in, and promulgates standards for, the workplace. See Occupational medicine.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

OSHA

Abbreviation for Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

OSHA

Abbreviation for Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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