TITLE

OSHA Under Fire

AUTHOR(S)
Kelman, Steven
PUB. DATE
May 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;5/21/77, Vol. 176 Issue 21, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an agency in the U.S. Department of Labor. Information on the book "Safety With Beef Cattle," issued by the OSHA for farm workers; Account of the OSHA regulations on ladder safety; Issues related to the beef cattle booklet and ladder safety; View that the two stories are examples of a propaganda campaign against the government regulatory agency; View that the appropriate extent of governmental intervention into safety and health conditions in workplaces is a serious issue, but the serious aspects get lost in a sea of propaganda and horror stories; Views of economists on OSHA standards.
ACCESSION #
9598654

 

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