Occupational Safety & Health Act of 1970

The committee heard testimony on proposed revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. The Occupational Safety and Health… read more

The committee heard testimony on proposed revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created by the act in 1970 to issue guidelines for workplace safety regulations and punish violators of the regulations. Opponents cited the act as an obstacle to industry and business profitability and international competitiveness, while supporters of the 1970 act cited the rising rate of workplace injuries as reason to strengthen the act’s abilities to regulate businesses and punish violators. close

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Occupational Safety & Health Act of 1970

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Program ID:
26525-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 1992
Last Aired:
Jun 13, 1992

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  • Jun 11, 1992 | 1:20am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 13, 1992 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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