Items Tagged with 'osha'


OSHA expands office in Lubbock, TX

Lubbock, TX – An expected population boom caused by an increase in oil and gas operations has prompted OSHA to expand its Lubbock district office to an area office.
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OSHA, EPA need to revise ammonium nitrate regulations, GAO says

Washington – OSHA and the Environmental Protection Agency should revise ammonium nitrate regulations to provide better oversight of facilities that use the chemical compound, which has been involved in several major incidents over the past century, according to a Government Accountability report released May 19.
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What is ‘at least as effective’?

OSHA requires State Plan programs to be “at least as effective” as federal OSHA. Recently, one state allegedly failed to meet that criterion, and it raises an important question that – shockingly – still has no good answer: What is OSHA’s definition of “effectiveness”?
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