We wouldn’t have the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) without Alice Hamilton, the first female faculty member at Harvard Medical School and a pioneer in industrial medicine and occupational health. Her work studying the health histories of American workers exposed to dangerous — often lethal — industrial materials led to the adoption of many 20th century workplace safety regulations. Hamilton died in 1970 at age 101. A few months later, President Richard Nixon signed the act that established OSHA.
In 1915, the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service and the U.S. Life-Saving Service were merged to form what institution?
A) American Association of Port Authorities
B) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
C) U.S. Coast Guard
D) U.S. Merchant Marine
Previous answer: Henry VIII was the second English king from the house of Tudor.
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