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The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regulations are the American national standards developed to ensure workplace health and safety for all employees. OSHA's primary rule is that employers are obligated to provide a safe workplace environment.Are OSHA regulations considered the law?
OSHA is a federal law , but some states have their own OSHA laws. These state laws take precedence over federal law. To find which law controls your state, check out this chart showing state-approved OSHA plans. If your state is not on the list, it is controlled by federal regulations.What you should know about the new OSHA regulations?
The new OSHA regulation requires construction employers to keep worker exposures at or below a Permissible Exposure Level (PEL) of 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air. What illnesses can result from inhaling dust containing silica?