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I have searched OSHA regulations (29 CFR 1910) for the General Duty Clause, but I can't find it. Whe

January 7, 2010

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The General Duty Clause, also known as Section 5(a)(1), requires an employer to furnish a workplace that is "free from recognized hazards that are causing death or serious physical harm to his employees." It appears in the Occupational Safety and Health Act. For articles discussing the General Duty Clause in more detail, please contact the Library with your fax number at library@nsc.org or (630) 775-2199.



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