Regulatory Information


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Essentially, all workplaces have safety and health standards that have been imposed by federal and state authorities. The intent of these workplace standards and requirements is to protect the health and welfare of individual employees. This course will explain how safety requirements for workplaces are established and how they are enforced. The training will also discuss important regulatory agencies and their jurisdictions. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. You will learn about the scope and purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, how regulatory standards are established, OSHA inspection and enforcement methods, and other organizations that establish safety regulations that impact the workplace. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
All personnel in regulated industries

Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Regulatory Information

  • identify the scope and purpose of OSHA
  • indicate how regulatory standards are established
  • recognize the types of inspection and enforcement activities OSHA performs
  • identify organizations that establish safety regulations that impact the workplace
  • identify nonregulatory organizations that establish safety regulations that impact the workplace
  • Course Number:
    esh_sah_a91_sh_enus