Health Administration Vs OSHA

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was signed into law on January 29, 1970; it is an agency of the US Department of Labor, having nine directorate offices (Rodrigues, p. 50). It is responsible for creating and enforcing workplace safety and health regulations (Rodrigues, p. 23). The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in December 1970; it is an independent agency of the US Government, having 13 major offices (Rodrigues, p. 55). It was created to enable coordinated and effective government action on behalf of the environment (Rodrigues, p. 16). Both agencies have the responsibility of keeping the public and workforce safe and healthy. This is done through multiple regulations and laws. There are multiple
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