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AFSCME Health & Safety Fact Sheet: Public Employee OSHA Laws

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) became federal law over thirty years ago and created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA. The law was passed to guarantee workers a safe and healthful workplace. However, millions of state and local government workers are still not covered by basic job safety laws.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-09-17 13:40:20
Description The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) became federal law over thirty years ago and created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA. The law was passed to guarantee workers a safe and healthful workplace. However, millions of state and local government workers are still not covered by basic job safety laws.
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Source AFSCME
Keyword Worker safety, The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act),
Selector Stith
Date Of Record Creation 2009-09-17 13:34:31
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Date Last Modified 2009-09-17 13:40:20
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-09-17 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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