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OSHA Steps Up PSM Oversight Despite Stalling Planned Rule Update

November 26, 2018 at 4:35 PM
OSHA continues to bolster its oversight of industrial facilities through inspections under a 2017 National Emphasis Program (NEP) and data-sharing with EPA enforcement officials, despite the agency's decision to shelve a planned strengthening of its process safety management (PSM) rule, according to industry attorneys. During a webinar earlier this month , attorneys with the firm Conn Maciel Carey, which represents employers, said that in the absence of a confirmed assistant secretary for OSHA, career officials have continued with Obama-era PSM...

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