Definition - What does Regulatory Authority mean?
A regulatory authority is an autonomous authority or agency established by a federal, state or provincial government. Certain regulatory authorities are established with the power to enforce regulations regarding occupational health and safety.
Safeopedia explains Regulatory Authority
The enforcing body created by government to oversee and enforce regulations regarding occupational health and safety is often called a regulatory authority. For example the key occupational health and safety regulatory authority in the United States is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In Australia, this body is called Work Safe; in most of the United Kingdom (England, Wales, and Scotland), it is the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). For Northern Ireland, it's the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland
- Regulatory Agency
- Regulatory Body
- The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
- OSHA Regulations
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
- Policy Cycle
- Regulatory Authority Occupational Health and Safety