Recent court decisions have stressed the necessity for cost-benefit analysis in evaluating Occupational and Safety Health Administration (OSHA) standards, thus raising difficult ethical questions which this paper analyzes using classical approaches of deontology and teleology. Since both modes of analysis have deficiencies, the need for a synthesis using economic and noneconomic measures is suggested.
Research Article|June 01 1980
Occupational Health Ethics: OSHA and the Courts
J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (3): 523-534.
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Sherry I. Brandt-Rauf, Paul W. Brandt-Rauf; Occupational Health Ethics: OSHA and the Courts. J Health Polit Policy Law 1 June 1980; 5 (3): 523–534. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/03616878-5-3-523
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