With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)* to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Click here for more information.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the U.S.
federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations to prevent
worker injury and illness. Click here for more information.
The Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation's (CAOHC) main objective is to provide education, information and guidance to industry and those serving industry regarding the successful implementation of an occupational hearing conservation program. It seeks to prevent occupational hearing loss. Click here for a detailed listing of CAOHC's accomplishments. Click here for more information.