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A concept established by precedent that says an employer risks litigation if he/she does not have just cause for firing an employee?
wrongful discharge
An employer's legal reason for firing an employee?
just cause
The common law concept of wrongful discharge?
public policy
Prejudiced/prejudicial outlook,action,or treatment?
Programs that use goals/quotas to provide preferential treatment for minority persons determined to have been underutilized in the past?
affirmative action
Established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1070, the act enforces compulsory standards for health/safety in workplace?
Occupational Safety & Health Admin. (OSHA).
Section of the Hazard Communication Standard stating that any equipment that may pose a health risk must be specified as a hazard?
General Duty Clause
The Standard for Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Labs, which clarifies the handling of hazardous chemicals in med labs?
Chemical Hygiene Plan
The authority by which OSHA can levy fines, based on guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention?
Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
The federal law that authorizes OSHA to inspect hazardous medical wastes and to cite offices for unsafe or unhealthy practices regarding these wastes?
Medical Waste Tracking Act