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Safety Compliance

Last updated: October 31, 2017

What Does Safety Compliance Mean?

Safety compliance refers to the state of being in accordance with established safety standards and regulations, or the process of becoming so. Safety compliance is regulated by safety compliance companies or organizations, as well as government legislation, and is monitored and enforced by these bodies to ensure compliance with the established standards. Businesses or companies in all industries must comply with safety regulations that are relevant to their industry.

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Safeopedia Explains Safety Compliance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an example of a compliance organization that establishes safety standards and regulations and enforces them with safety programs in businesses and companies in different industries. The standards and regulations that ensure safety compliance work in accord with governmental legislation to uphold governmental laws that involve health and safety as well. Safety compliance therefore aids in upholding governmental laws.


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