How do I Compare OSHA to Canada Safety?

OSHA and CCOHS both regulate workplace safety.
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is part of the Department of Labor, and ensures safe and healthy working conditions for employees in the U.S.. The Centre for Occupational Health and Safety is the Canadian equivalent of OSHA. Because a wealth of information is available on both agencies, when comparing the two agencies select specific factor(s) you would like to consider.

Gather information about OSHA via its website. If any of the information collected requires further clarification or if you can't find what you're looking for, select the "contact us" tab at the bottom of OSHA's home page.

Gather information about CCOHS via its website. elect the "contact us" tab near the top of the home page if you have any questions.

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Compare the information gathered about OSHA and CCOHS. Group the information by topic similarity such as each agency's date of inception, how many employees work for each agency, or the average fiscal budget. To make a comparison, look at the similarities and differences between the information collected on the two agencies.

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