August 3, 2021
House Appropriators Aim To Boost OSHA Enforcement In FY22 Budget
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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