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President's report on occupational safety and health.
NIOSH 1972 May; :1-216
A description is provided of the implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 during its first year of operation. The report examines the responsibilities of the Department of Labor for setting safety and health standards and explores the activities of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in research and training. Implementation of the act included cooperative programs with state governments. Among the data in the report are work-injury rates by industry for the period 1958 - 1970, occupational safety and health grants and contracts, and hazard surveys.
Occupational-diseases; Occupational-hazards; Occupational-health; Occupational-accidents; Industrial-hygiene
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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