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    OSHA standards are not law that is approved, specifically OSHA standards do not have to be approved by Congress so that they can be established faster.

    Is OSHA authorized to set temporary standards, and if so, what might they include?

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    Yes, OSHA is authorized to set temporary standards. When they set these standards, they can take place immediately and are in effect until a permanent OSHA standard suspends it. This happens when OSHA determines if workers are in an immediate danger to be exposed to toxic chemicals and/or if they will be physically harmed or have ...

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    A discussion as to why and when OSHA is authorized to set temporary standards and when they do, under what circumstances and what can and should be included.