Explain the differences between OSHA regulatory standards and consensus standards developed by organizations like the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Question 1

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Explain the differences between OSHA regulatory standards and consensus standards developed by organizations like the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Analyze and compare the requirements to assess and control hazards in the workplace based on regulatory standards and consensus standards. Which of the types of standards do you believe has priority in an occupational setting?

Your essay should be at least 200 words in length.

Question 2

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Compare and contrast failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA), fault tree analysis (FTA), and management oversight and risk tree (MORT). Which technique do you believe would be most effective for hazard analysis in a facility that primarily performs welding operations?