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13.1: Workplace Safety and Health Laws

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    Learning Objectives

    1. Be able to explain OSHA laws.
    2. Understand right-to-know laws.

    Workplace safety is the responsibility of everyone in the organization. HR professionals and managers, however, play a large role in developing standards, making sure safety and health laws are followed, and tracking workplace accidents. Section 13.1.1 “Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Laws” addresses workplace laws as they relate to safety.