OSHA is a comprehensive legislation concerning safety of workers at the workplace. Respective industries need to comply with their appropriate guidelines.
The American Congress enacted the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, by which Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) came into being. The central goal of this legislation is to ensure the safety of employees at the workplace. Towards this end, it formulates guidelines and requirements that need to be complied with. Over seven million workplaces that come under OSHA compliance have to undergo appropriate trainings towards ensuring OSHA compliance.
The reasons for which OSHA compliance is required from employers are these:
OSHA, being a federal legislation, requires compliance from a vast section of employers across a broad range of industries and establishments. Private employers in these locations are required to show compliance with appropriate OSHA guidelines:
OSHA compliance is not required for the following types of employers: