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OSHA Proposes Approving Massachusetts State Plan For Government Workers

June 29, 2022 at 7:02 PM
OSHA is formally proposing to grant Massachusetts’ application for OSH Act authority to enforce workplace safety standards for state and local government employees following years of quiet negotiations, clearing a path for the Bay State to become the seventh with state-plan authority only for government workplaces. In a Federal Register notice unveiled June 29 ahead of a June 30 publication date, OSHA says it believes Massachusetts’ Department of Labor Standards (DLS) satisfies the OSH Act’s requirement for state plans...

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