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OSHA Enforcement Topic Area
Topic Area

Established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHA’s mission is “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.” This topic area focuses on research determining the effectiveness of different OSHA-led enforcement activities in reducing the occurrence of workplace illnesses, injuries, exposure to hazards, and/or deaths.

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Literature reviewed in this topic area currently covers 1979 - 2012.