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Office of Occupational Medicine and Nursing
OSHA Occupational Medicine Elective
Elective Goals
  1. Become familiar with the organizational structure and function of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Office of Occupational Medicine (OOM).
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Increase individual proficiency in responding to occupational health related inquiries from health care professionals, government officials, academia, industry, and the public.
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