TITLE

Reduced inspection plan from OSHA

AUTHOR(S)
Barlas, Stephen
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Underground Construction;Mar1998, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration is offering a new program that provides a way for reducing the chances for a federal safety inspection in dangerous worksites. Requirements for meriting a chance to join the Cooperative Compliance Program.
ACCESSION #
393404

 

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