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OSHA Safety Regulations - Ignorance is Not Bliss

The United States, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), primarily sets requirements for OSHA training and enforces work place safety regulations, at over seven million organizations. Moreover, OSHA policies and standards basically govern all the activities of the employer. The 'employer' in question can either be the co-corporation, the individual or the partnership.

In accordance to the current situation, 23 territories and states have their own occupational safety and regulatory programs that apply to both the private and the public sectors. While some adopt the basic OSHA rules, other agencies have stronger penalties and stricter requirements.

Unfortunately, many organizations often claim that OSHA's safety rules and health standards are overtly complex and extremely difficult to understand. But, the truth is that many small and large companies have come to the realization that ignorance is not bliss. What you do not know about, will eventually hurt you.

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