OSHA reform bill moving forward
- OSHA exit rules revised for clarity. Foulke Jr., Edwin G.; Wood, Robert M. // South Carolina Business Journal;Jan2003, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p1
Reports on the publication of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's final revised exit routes standard. Effectivity of the revised standard; Applicability of the rule to all general industry employers; Advantages of revising the exit regulation; Features of the revised rule.
- OSHA update: Preventative maintenance for people. Daugherty, Duane // Supervisory Management;Jan96, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p5
Suggests that a company may benefit from safety plans mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA's survival despite budget cuts; OSHA's success with on-the-job safety; History of the organization; Suggested list of resources.
- OSHA reform: Will Congress force the issue? LaBar, Gregg // Occupational Hazards;Sep93, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p91
Examines the attempt by Congress to reform the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Supporters of Comprehensive Occupational Safety and Health Reform Act; Key provision of proposed bills; Introduction by the Republicans of an alternative bill; Proposed changes by the Labor Department.
- Whistleblower reform pushed. Finnegan, Lisa // Occupational Hazards;Apr99, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p19
Reports on the call for a review of the Occupational Safety and Health Act's Section 11c or the whistle-blower protection language. Call for amendments; Recommendations.
- Industry viewpoint. Hamilton, Todd // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Jul96, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p33
Reports on the proposal to change the calculation of penalties for the Occupational Safety & Health Act violations. Effects of past penalties to small businesses; Four categories for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to use in calculating penalty reductions; Changes in record...
- Clinton cool to Senate's safety bill. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;12/4/95, Vol. 29 Issue 49, p2
Reports that the Bill Clinton administration is calling for changes to the Senate's Occupational Safety and Health Reform and Reinvention Act. Features of the legislation; Requirements of the law for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; Comparison of the measure with the House...
- Put reform ahead of politics. // Business Insurance;12/4/95, Vol. 29 Issue 49, p8
Opinion. Talks about the Bill Clinton administration's qualms about the Senate's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Reform and Reinvention Act. Proponents of the bill; Concerns of Assistant Labor Secretary Joseph A. Dear; OSHA initiatives included in the legislation;...
- Congress pushes OSHA reform with industry support. Hess, Glenn // Chemical Market Reporter;08/10/98, Vol. 254 Issue 6, p21
Reports on the chemical industry's call for the United States Congress to approve a bill designed to encourage businesses to conduct voluntary workplace health and safety audits. Representative Cass Ballenger's sponsorship of the bill that will reform the Occupational Safety and Health...
- Reforging OSHA. Basu, Ab // State Government News;Jan96, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p14
Reports on the attempts in the United States to reform the Occupational Safety and Health Act and with it, revamp the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Proposed changes to the OSHA Act; Efforts of Republicans in Congress to improve OSHA efficiency; Contributions of the OSHA;...