Regulatory and Industry Standards for EHS

  • 6 topics | 25m 59s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
All workplaces have safety and health standards that have been imposed by federal and state authorities to protect the health and welfare of individual employees. This course covers the regulatory and industry standards for environmental health and safety. You'll learn about nonregulatory organizations and regulatory agencies that establish standards that impact the workplace. You'll also find out how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, establishes standards, and how to recognize the types of inspection and enforcement activities OSHA performs. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify nonregulatory organizations and codes that establish safety regulations that impact the workplace
  • identify organizations that establish safety regulations that impact the workplace
  • identify organizations, codes, and agencies that regulate workplace safety
  • recognize how OSHA regulatory standards are established
  • recognize the reasons that OSHA performs inspections
  • recognize how regulatory standards are established and identify why OSHA performs workplace inspections


  • Nonregulatory Organizations and Codes
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Knowledge Check: Safety Regulations in the Workplace
  • Establishing Standards
  • OSHA Inspections
  • Knowledge Check: Standards and Inspections