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Despite Compliance Focus, Industry Braces For Tough OSHA Enforcement

January 17, 2018 at 6:26 PM
Industry attorneys say that there is a “heightened risk” the Trump administration will bring “high level criminal prosecutions” targeting worker safety violations under Obama-era practices that rely on stricter environmental laws, despite officials' emphasis on compliance assistance. “When you look at Trump's base they are blue collar workers... the president and his administration may look to insulate themselves for criticism from rolling back regulations by bringing some high level criminal prosecutions,” Kate McMahon an industry attorney at the firm Conn...

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