Ap us history Unit 8 Terms Chapter 34 Francisco Franco


Chapter 39 Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA)



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Chapter 39

Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA) – It was created by Congress of the United States under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, signed by President Richard M. Nixon, on December 29, 1970. Its mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and occupational fatality by issuing and enforcing standards for workplace safety and health. The agency is headed by a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor.

Clean Air Act, 1973 – The Clean Air Act of 1970 and the Endangered Species Act of 1973 both aimed to protect and preserve the environment and animals.

OPECThe Middle Eastern nations, flexing their muscles through OPEC, approximately quadrupled their price for crude oil after lifting the embargo in 1974. Huge new bills wildly disrupted the American economy as the US took the lead in forming the International Energy Agency in 1974 as a counterweight to OPEC.




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