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    information is being collected. Mr. Scott and Mr. Shrute invested in “Keystroke Logger,” in order to monitor all employees’ outgoing email messages, without informing their employees that they were using the software. Furthermore, Mr. Scott and Mr. Shrute should have developed a privacy policy that outlined what was expected of their staff members in relation to their conduct on the internet. Mr. Scott and Mr. Shrute were also in violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act when they stored cardboard file boxes by stairwells and emergency exits. The Occupational Health and Safety Act outlines the basic responsibilities of the employer. The basic responsibilities include; providing employees with policies and producers in order to sustain a safe work environment. “Without limiting the strict duty imposed by subsection (1), an employer shall, (a) provide information, instruction and supervision to a worker to protect the health or safety of the worker; (j) prepare and review at least annually a written occupational health and safety policy and develop and maintain a program to implement that policy” (S. 25(2)). It is evident that…

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    Richard Nixon signed into law the Occupational Safety and Health Act. This act was designed to ensure workers were working in conditions that were safe and not harmful to the employees’ health. Since the creation of OSHA workplace injuries and deaths has been reduced by 66%. This is an incredible increase if you consider that means 66% more workers get to go home to their families at the end of the day. In 2014 4,679 workers were killed on the job, that is about 13 workers every day in 2014…

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    girls without a father. Before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created in 1973, there were numerous counts of workers killed while working in trenches. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created forty-three years ago and has helped reduce the deaths of workers while at their job. Previous to OSHA being created, deaths totaled approximately 14,000 workers every year. Once OSHA was founded…

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    Congressional legislation in the late 1970s, the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH) has come a long way in providing regulatory oversite for the implementation of safety measures in the workplace. The establishment of the OSH Act was the result of constant workplace accidents, conditions and practices that did not take environmental health and safety measures into account, thereby creating hazardous working conditions for American workers. Since its establishment, the Act calls…

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    only be reached by people. Nestle believes that accidents are preventable and therefore “one accident is one too many”. In order to prevent accidents, they establish local safety and health organizations that provide specialist advice to managers and employees. To be at the forefront of accident prevention in the industry, Nestle implement in all sites the mandatory Nestlé Occupational Safety and Health Management System,…

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    We use two industry accepted and U.S Department of Labor endorsed metrics: 1) recordable injury rate (Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OHSA], 2017) and 2) the more sensitive, “near misses”.The OSHA recordable injury rate or incident rate is the number of recordable cases multiplied by 200,000 and then divided by the number of labor hours worked on the project. In order for an injury or illness to be recordable, it must be work-related. Moreover, a recordable injury under OSHA is…

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    Legislation There is no specific occupational health legislative framework with regards to carpentry factories on an international or national level. Legislation applied to occupational health systems in this industry relates to National Acts and Regulations. International Internationally and historically the United Kingdom (UK) developed the most comprehensive occupational health and safety legislation over time to regulate occupational practices that protect both the employer and employee.…

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    wanted to take for myself. It wasn’t until this past summer that I discovered what Occupational Health and Safety was and how I could go about making it my career. I plan on attending State-Fair for two years and then transferring to UCM to attain my bachelors in Occupational Safety and Health. After graduating this May, I plan on attending State-Fair using my A+ Scholarship to cover tuition, and using the money I have accumulated and will accumulate working part-time to cover the costs of books…

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    The employer must ensure the health and safety of workers at their service in all aspects of their work, for which there will be able to develop, deploy, and implement a plan of prevention for labour risks.To assess the risks plan and execute the preventive activity.In attention to the number of workers and the nature and dangerousness of the activities carried out,a safety professional should be able to carry out the plan of prevention of any occupational risks, evaluation of…

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    (FGLT) Members are responsible for safety throughout the Forest & Grasslands and implementation of the Forest & Grasslands Safety program on their respective units. They shall provide leadership, direction, and enforcement of the safety program. The Forest and Grassland Supervisor and leadership team shall provide support and leadership in accident investigations, safety meetings, inspections, and safety training for all employees. The FGLT is responsible for the administration of the…

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