Items Tagged with 'OSHA final rules'

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SILICA RULE LIKELY, WATCHERS SAY

OSHA under Obama: The final year

With 12 months remaining until the presidential election, which regulatory agenda items can OSHA accomplish?
This time next year, the nation will be electing a new president, who could move OSHA in a different direction. What can the agency accomplish in the remaining months of the Obama administration? OSHA-watchers weigh in.
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PART TWO: OSHA RECORDKEEPING

More data, more problems?

A forthcoming rule may increase the amount and timeliness of injury data available to OSHA and the public. But stakeholders have concerns.

As OSHA prepares to issue a final rule that would significantly increase the amount of injury data it collects from employers – and release it to the public – stakeholder concerns continue. Among them: How OSHA will ensure the privacy of injured workers, and could the data unintentionally cast some employers in a bad light? (Part two of a two-part article.)


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