OSHA 10 Hour Training For General Industry: Introduction to OSHA
In the United States, workplace safety and health is regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, an agency of the United States Dept. of Labor. Commonly referred to as OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has responsibility for protecting workers' safety and health. They achieve this by developing and enforcing safety and health standards, maintaining a recordkeeping system that tracks job-related injuries and illnesses, and by providing training programs related to occupational safety and health.
This program discusses these primary functions of OSHA and how they affect employers and their employees. Other topics include OSHA's mission and jurisdictions, PPE and other employer responsibilities, employee rights mandated by the OSH Act, and how workers can file a complaint.