April 12, 2013

Occasionally, someone says something about safety I find noteworthy. Today, a workplace safety leader shares his thoughts on the unique opposition OSHA faces to its efforts.

“It’s always interesting for me to see the dynamics of the business community – many of those who are knowledgeable about safety and health are really understanding about the importance of OSHA. While at the same time, lobbyists are opposed in a knee-jerk way to anything.”

– Michael Silverstein, former director of the Washington State Plan OSHA program, during an interview with me on an unrelated article about the agency’s advisory committees

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