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Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), Volumes 1 through 3

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Volumes 1 - 3

Indispensable coverage for anyone responsible for the health and safety of employees and those who represented injured employees. Topics covered include: tips for approaching OSHA cases; legislative history; OSHA jurisdiction over employers; employer defenses to OSHA enforcement; OSHA inspections; general regulatory analysis; mining standards; Public Contract Act standards; Longshore safety standards; construction regulations; OSHA private litigation and state OSHA regulations.

Table of Contents


CHAPTER 1  Preface to the Occupational Safety and Health Act

CHAPTER 2  Legislative History

CHAPTER 3  OSHA Jurisdiction Over Employers

CHAPTER 4  Employer Defenses To OSHA Enforcement

CHAPTER 5  What to Expect from an OSHA Inspection

CHAPTER 6  The General Regulations


CHAPTER 7  Mining Standards

CHAPTER 8  Public Contract Act Standards

CHAPTER 9  Longshore Safety Standards

CHAPTER 10  Construction Regulations Generally

CHAPTER 10A  Occupational Health and Environmental Controls Relating to Construction

CHAPTER 10B  Construction Regulations Relating to Personal Protective Equipment

CHAPTER 10C  Construction Regulations Relating to Fire Protection and Prevention

CHAPTER 10D  Construction Regulations Relating to Signs, Signals and Barricades

CHAPTER 10E  Construction Regulations Governing Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal

CHAPTER 10F  Construction Regulations Relating to Tools--Hand and Power

CHAPTER 10G  Construction Regulations Relating to Welding and Cutting

CHAPTER 10H  Construction Regulations Relating to Electricity and Power Transmission

CHAPTER 10I  Construction Regulations Relating to Scaffolding, Fall Protection, and Stairways and Ladders

CHAPTER 10J  Construction Regulations Relating to Cranes and Derricks

CHAPTER 10K  Construction Regulations Relating to Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment and Marine Operations


CHAPTER 10L  Construction Regulations Relating to Excavations, Trenching and Shoring

CHAPTER 10M  Regulations Governing Concrete and Masonry Construction

CHAPTER 10N  Construction Regulations Relating to Steel Erection

CHAPTER 10O  Regulations Governing Underground Construction, Caissons, Cofferdams and Compressed Air

CHAPTER 10P  Regulations Governing Demolition and Blasting

CHAPTER 10Q  Construction Regulations Relating to Rollover Protection Structures; Overhead Protection

CHAPTER 10R  Construction Regulations Relating to Commercial Diving

CHAPTER 10S  Construction Regulations Relating to Toxic and Hazardous Substances

CHAPTER 11  OSHA Enforcement

CHAPTER 12  The Use of OSHA in Private Litigation

CHAPTER 13  Miscellaneous Provisions

CHAPTER 14  Employee Discrimination

CHAPTER 15  Record-Keeping and Reporting Requirements

CHAPTER 16  Regulation of Chemicals

CHAPTER 17  The Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

CHAPTER 18  Ergonomics Program Standard

CHAPTER 19  Indoor Air Quality

CHAPTER 20  Attorneys' Fees


CHAPTER 30  State OSHA Programs and OSHA-Type State Laws