OSHA: Hero or Villain?

OSHA: Hero or Villain?

OSHA has been seen as both a positive and a negative influence on business and employees. Start by reading OSHA’s mission statement.

Retrieved from http://www.osha.gov/.
Go to About OSHA.
Explore the information and links on that page.
Locate some articles about OSHA written by Ralph Nader.

How does Mr. Nader feel about OSHA and their mission? Are they succeeding?
Do you think Mr. Nader’s reasoning is correct?
What do you think workplace safety would be like without OSHA? Do you think managers and company owners would still be safety conscious because it is the ethical thing to do?
How do you think you would feel as a manager if an OSHA inspector showed up unannounced?

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