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OSHA’s VPP controls are insufficient: report

Washington – OSHA lacks sufficient controls to ensure worksites in the Voluntary Protection Programs maintain “exemplary occupational safety and health systems,” according to a Dec. 16 report from the Department of Labor Office of Inspector General.
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OSHA's Top 10: Present and past

OSHA's Top 10: Present and past

OSHA’s most cited violations and largest penalties for FY 2013 – plus a look at data from previous years
This year’s presentation of the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA violations includes some comparisons with data from previous years.
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Shutdown stalls CSB investigation

Washington – The Chemical Safety Board’s investigation of the April explosion at a fertilizer facility in West, TX, is on hold because of the government shutdown.
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OSHA spent only 53% of money allocated for inspections: report

Washington – OSHA exceeded its goal of increasing worksite inspections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, but spent only 53 percent of the money it was allocated, according to a new audit report from the Department of Labor Office of Inspector General.
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