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Utah OSHA launches LEP for construction industry

Salt Lake City – Citing 2012 data showing that 64 percent of worker deaths in the state occurred in the construction industry, Utah OSHA has launched a Local Emphasis Program aimed at reducing injuries and fatalities among construction workers.
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Kansas considering becoming a State Plan state

Topeka, KS – Kansas will launch a study to examine the possibility of creating a state agency to oversee occupational safety and health, under a bill signed May 12 by Gov. Sam Brownback (R).
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2014 State of Safety

How do budget cuts and federal government shutdowns affect OSHA’s role in workplace safety?
As the reported number of worker fatalities and injuries continues to trend downward, budgetary uncertainty may affect OSHA’s role in helping to create safer workplaces. And after more than 40 years of the agency’s existence, how has that role evolved?
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