OSHA Failure

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Birthed by Congress, (OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Administration is to guarantee ‘safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.’ (osha.gov) OSHA has been known to attack the core issues that can financially disable a company’s growth and production, altering the outlook anywhere from a small business to a large corporation.The OSHA mission is designed to awaken and correct issues; however, the affects it has from a small business to a corporation can redefine the outlook and intent. OSHA brings much value to small businesses; for instance, it is able to provide On-Site Consultation that can directly impact the individual workforce, management, and the company as a whole. This consultation brings no citations nor are penalties projected. It promises confidentiality of names and firm names and the actual conditions (health and safety) are not reported, only obligated and encouraged to rectify. From an individual…show more content…
This allows the employer to modify and potentially grow a better business, and with want, a larger one, on a regulated path. After review, it is recognized that not too much negative attention is brought to OSHA, pertaining to small businesses. These businesses are given the opportunity to reconstruct and develop; otherwise could be stated for corporations. OSHA feels that by bringing damaging inspections to the public eye that it will incentivize other companies to succumb to submission. It has been reported that OSHA does not take the proper steps to rectify and/or modify the violations that are released; ultimately, this ‘affects OSHA’s credibility, with employers.’

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