Inside OSHA

June 14, 2024

Lawmakers Question Costs, Scope Of OSHA Emergency Responder Proposal

June 4, 2024 at 5:04 PM
Members of the House Homeland Security Committee used a June 4 hearing on OSHA’s proposed updates to health and safety standards for “emergency responders” to raise concerns over their compliance costs for local fire departments and whether the new provisions would truly bolster protections for firefighters in particular. During the committee Emergency Management and Technology panel’s “Stakeholder Perspectives” hearing on the OSHA proposal, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle focused on how the new rule would impact firefighters and...

Already a subscriber? Please log in using the form on this page.

Not a subscriber? Sign up for a 30 day trial.