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Governmental Health Regulations - Chapter Summary
Our chapter on governmental health regulations is made up of short lessons that are easy to understand and follow. View short lessons on different health and safety regulations, regulation agencies and consumer health laws. After completing these lessons, you should be able to do the following:
- Detail protection requirements and acceptable risk in health and safety regulations
- Outline the federal government's role in public health information
- Identify government regulation agencies for consumer protection
- Explain the laws, regulations and agencies that govern consumer health
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1. Health & Safety Regulations: Protection Requirements & Acceptable Risk
Companies have to abide by federal health and safety regulations enforced by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act). In this lesson, you will learn the protection requirements and acceptable risks companies must be knowledgeable about in the workplace.
2. The Federal Government's Role in Public Health Information
Have you ever wondered where you can get accurate and readily-digestible information about your health, drug recalls, or the spread of the flu during winter? Well, many federal government agencies, such as the CDC, FDA and NIH, are responsible for this.
3. Government Regulation Agencies for Consumer Protection
You will learn about the government regulatory agencies that protect consumers. We'll discuss what the acronyms CFPB, CPSC, FTC, FDA, NHTSA, and SEC stand for and their organizations' responsibilities.
4. Consumer Health: Laws, Regulations & Agencies
In this lesson we will look at a brief history of laws protecting consumer health, current laws, and agencies involved in consumer protection in the United States.
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