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August 3, 2021

House Appropriators Aim To Boost OSHA Enforcement In FY22 Budget

July 14, 2021 at 6:25 PM
The House Appropriations Committee is pushing OSHA to impose higher penalties for safety violations, update its standard for workplace noise and quickly craft a rule to protect workers from heat illness, arguing that those and other steps are needed to undo long-term “erosion” of the agency’s enforcement program. In a committee report unveiled July 14 to accompany its draft fiscal year 2022 spending bill for labor, health and human services, education, and related agencies, the panel says its proposed $691.7...

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