There is no one agency in the US that regulates all of workplace safety. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (and about 26 equivalent organizations in State Plan States) issues safety and health standards for the Long Shoring Industry, the Construction Industry, and General Industry. The Mine Safety and Health Administration regulates metal and non-metal mining. The Coast Guard regulates the safety of working conditions on vessels at sea and in port. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulates nuclear workplace safety. Certain Federal and State government agencies are responsible for regulating the safety within their own workplaces.
No, OSHA regulates workplace Health and Safety. EPA regulates Environmental quality.
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In Canada the whole country basis its safety standards under the Canadian Standards Association. Each region of the country adds its addendum to the standards to cover regional differences throughout the country.
A ward in a hospital can face many health and safety issues including cross contamination between patients. They can also experience security issues such as people who not belonging on the ward being there.
OSHA or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (for US)
The hospital will care for both patients that are in the facility for no more than a week, as well as patients who are in the facility for more than a month. The longer the patient is in the hospital, the more severe state the person was in to begin with. The short-term stay is for people who can take care of themselves.
the safety things in a car ;)
Duty of Care is the legal responsibility of one, to ensure the safety and well-being of others in their employ or care. eg. children in school; patients in hospital.