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Safety and Health Program


OSHA recognizes that the most effective way to provide a safe work place is to implement an effective safety & health program. The program should address all hazards, not just those covered by specific OSHA standards. 

Some state OSHA programs require safety & health programs. Federal OSHA has issued voluntary guidelines to help employers develop an effective program which include:
For additional information refer to the Text of Guidelines and OSHA's Safety and Health Topics Page on Injury and Illness Prevention Programs.


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