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Executive Summary - OSHA Statistics

Federal OSHA coverage

Federal OSHA with their state partners they have approximately 2,200 inspectors responsible for the health and safety of 130 million workers, employed at more than 8 million worksites around the nation — which translates to about one compliance officer for every 59,000 workers.

Federal OSHA has 10 regional offices and 90 local area offices.

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What is OSHA - Topic 6

What is OSHA: Topic 6 - Where can you go for help? 

A. Sources within the Workplace/Worksite

There are many resources available to you if you want to find out more information about a safety or health issue in your workplace. Some sources are:

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What is OSHA - Topic 5

What is OSHA: Topic 5 - How are OSHA inspections conducted? 

A. Inspection Priorities

The OSH Act authorizes OSHA compliance safety and health officers (CSHOs) to conduct workplace inspections at reasonable times. OSHA conducts inspections without advance notice, except in rare circumstances (for example, when there is a report of an Imminent Danger). In fact, anyone who tells an employer about an OSHA inspection in advance can receive fines and a jail term.

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What is OSHA - Topic 4

WHat is OSHA: Topic 4 - What do the OSHA Standards say? 

A. Types of Standards

Now, let’s talk briefly about the OSHA standards. OSHA standards fall into four categories: General Industry, Construction, Maritime, and Agriculture.

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What is OSHA - Topic 3

What is OSHA: Topic 3 - What responsibilities does your employer have under OSHA? 

A. Provide a Workplace Free from Recognized Hazards and Comply with OSHA Standards

Establishing a safe and healthful workplace requires every employer to make safety and health a priority. In general, OSHA requires employers to:

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