chapter  15
Other Laws Affecting the Safety Function
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As safety professionals are well aware, the safety function does not work in a vacuum. Although the OSH Act provides the primary framework of laws that govern the safety function, a myriad of other laws impact the safety function on a daily basis. Safety professionals should acquire a working knowledge of these laws and regulations in order to be able to recognize the interaction as well as the impact of these laws on safety-related activities, policies, and procedures. Below are some of the other laws and regulations that can impact the safety function.