The Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Unit I Essay

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

(NIOSH), the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), and the American Industrial Hygiene

Association (AIHA) are four major organizations with a great amount of influence on the industrial hygiene field.

Prepare your essay comparing the missions of each of the four organizations and their influence on the practice of industrial hygiene. Choose one of the organizations, and describe how the passage of the OSH Act of 1970 influenced the foundation of the organization. What is the most significant contribution that your chosen organization has made to worker health and safety?

Your essay assignment must include the following elements:

Include an introduction that engages the reader.

You must include two references, one of which should be from the Waldorf Online Library. Use proper APA style for each source.

The body of the paper must be at least two double-spaced pages in length.

The title page and reference pages do not count toward the page requirement. If you are unfamiliar with APA style,

the Success Center can provide assistance prior to submission.

Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.

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