Washington – The Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group on June 9 published an update on actions taken to comply with a 2013 Executive Order on improving chemical facility safety and security.
Washington – Members of the House are pushing the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Labor to complete a review of guidance and a proposed rule that would implement the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.
Washington – A group of senators is calling on the Department of Labor to take additional steps to implement an Executive Order that would require federal agencies to consider an employer’s safety record before awarding contracts.
Washington – Witnesses at a Feb. 26 House subcommittee hearing criticized last year’s Executive Order that aimed to ensure federal contracts are not awarded to companies that habitually violate labor laws.
A presidential executive order has called for increased collaboration regarding chemical facility safety and security, and a review of OSHA’s Process Safety Management Standard, among other things. Several stakeholders have voiced support for the order, and here’s what they are saying: