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June 17, 2021

Asbestos Group Seeks Worker Protections In Biden Construction Plans

May 14, 2021 at 6:08 PM
An asbestos-focused citizen group is urging the Biden administration to mandate steps to protect workers from the notorious carcinogen in its plans for sweeping upgrades to buildings and infrastructure nationwide, claiming that while OSHA and EPA have standards in place for the substance, few employers are actively following them. During a May 11 webcast, speakers from the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which has pushed for strict worker and environmental protections from asbestos exposure as well as legislative and regulatory...

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