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Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management
- Become familiar with the organizational structure and function of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Office of Occupational Medicine (OOM).
- Become familiar with OSHA’s regulatory process: The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970; rulemaking activities; The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); recordkeeping/reporting requirements; compliance/enforcement activities; abatement activities; Safety and Health Information Bulletins (SHIBs); the appeals process; and the docket office.
- Become familiar with OSHA’s programs to promote occupational safety and health: Federal operations; Federal-State operations; National-International activities; Consultation Services; Voluntary Protection Programs; Training and Educational Services; and Employer and Employee Rights.
- Increase individual proficiency in responding to occupational health related inquiries from health care professionals, government officials, academia, industry, and the public.
Dr. Sherry Sood, Johns Hopkins University; Edwin G. Foulke Jr., former Assistant Secretary of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration; Dr. Theophilus Oyelayo, West Virginia University