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Document ID (ISN)60389
CIS number 93-1188
ISBN(s) 0-87546-150-6
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lofgren D.J.
Title Dangerous premises. An insider's view of OSHA enforcement
Bibliographic information ILR Press, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-3901, USA, 1989. ix, 244p. 29 ref. Index. Price: USD 15.95.
Abstract This book describes the work experiences of an OSHA health inspector in California, USA. An introductory chapter describing how an OSHA inspection is conducted and the types of hazards which may be encountered is followed by accounts of inspections involving hazards associated with asbestos, solvents, noise, lead, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. Ten of the narratives resulted in citations for one or more serious violations of OSHA regulations. A concluding chapter discusses the impact and effectiveness of OSHA enforcement policies.
Descriptors (primary) USA; enforcement; labour inspection
Descriptors (secondary) formaldehyde; public OSH institutions; case study; carbon monoxide; role of labour inspection; lead; asbestos; solvents; legislation; noise
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection