A quick look at OSHA’s budget throughout the years shows a general slight uptick, but one that likely doesn’t match the scope of the agency’s responsibilities. Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), an outspoken advocate for worker safety, recently pointed this out as a major problem.
The run-up to the 2012 presidential election is in full swing. What effect will the outcome have on occupational safety and health? Prominent OSHA-watchers weigh in on what might happen with four more years of an Obama administration or a Mitt Romney presidency.