The purpose of this text to provide a "one stop" source for safety professionals to acquire a general knowledge regarding not only the OSH Act but also laws and standards which impact the safety profession on a daily basis. The safety professional today does not work in a vacuum and decision-making can be impacted by a myriad of other laws. This new book will be the safety professional’s "go to" text to acquire a quick understanding of the particular law potentially impacting his/her daily activities.
Occupational Safety and Health Act. OSHA Standards, Violations and Actions. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. OSHA Enforcement and Whistleblower Protections. OSH Act Hearing and Reviews. Anti-discrimination Laws. Family and Medical Leave Act. Americans With Disabilities Act. Federal Wage and Hour Laws. National Labor Relation Act. Unemployment Laws. Workers Compensation Laws. e-Commerce, Social Media and Privacy Laws. Retirement and Welfare laws. Guns and Grass in the workplace.
The aim of this series is to develop books to address the myriad of unique topics which are encompassed within the areas of responsibility of a safety professional. The scope of the series is broad addressing traditional occupational safety and health topics as well as emerging and correlating topic areas such as ergonomics, security, labor, school safety, employment, workplace violence, and other topics. Safety professionals often assume a broad spectrum of responsibilities, depending on the organization, which go beyond the traditional safety professional’s role. This series should become the "one stop" source for safety professionals to locate texts on traditional as well as emerging and correlating subjects related to the safety and health function.