OSHA Requirements and the Chemical Manufacturing Industry

February 5, 2019

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The chemical manufacturing industry is subject to many serious hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) became involved in the standardization and regulation of chemical management after a disastrous chemical accident in Bhopal, India, killed 3,000 workers in 1984. Though there are many risks present in this industry, it is subject to mindful standards that have kept dangerous incidences low. The injury/illness rate for the chemical production sector is 4.8 per 100 workers, which is well below the national average of 7.1 per 100. By following the appropriate OSHA requirements, companies in the chemical manufacturing industry can ensure that workers are well-protected throughout the production process.

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