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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Reference Number: MTAS-1497
Reviewed Date: 12/01/2021

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created in 1970 with the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. OSHA's goal is to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.