Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Generally, this law covers all employees and employer in all 50 states. THe act applies to employee and employers alike in such varied occupational field such as manufacturing, construction, longshoring, agriculture, law and medicine. This law has impacted employment in many different ways. For example, the government sets rules and standards for conducting inspections to ensure employers are providing to their employees a safe and healthy work environment. Furthermore, this law also requires employers to adapt to knew situations in order to provide employees with the best working environment possible. Finally, the act grants employees the right to file a complaint with the federal government regarding job hazards and employer braking the laws as it regards to OSHA policies.