Historical Aspects of OSH

Historical Aspects of OSH Throughout history, there have been several workplace tragedies that helped to shape the field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) as we know it today.


Choose one significant workplace tragedy. To complete the assignment, you will need to address the following items:


-Summarize the tragedy selected and how this event helped to improve workplace safety and health today. Compare and contrast the safety and health regulatory environment existing at the time of the tragedy with that of the current day.


-Identify existing OSH regulatory and/or consensus standards that have likely helped to prevent a recurrence of the tragic event.


Your paper should be at least two pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. A minimum of two sources must be used, one which may include the textbook. Your paper must be in APA style format.


Goetsch, D. L. (2015). The basics of occupational safety (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

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