The objects of this Act are
a) to secure the safety, health and welfare of persons at work against risks to safety or health arising out of the activities of persons at work;
b) to protect persons at a place of work other than persons at work against risks to safety or health arising out of the activities of persons at work;
c) to promote an occupational environment for persons at work which is adapted to their physiological and physiological needs;
d) to provide the means whereby the associated occupational safety and health legislations may be progressively replaced by a system of practice operating in combination with the provisions of this Act designed to maintain or improve the standards of safety and health.
-Section 4, OSHA 1994