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May 9, 2021

Reversing Trump Policy, OSHA Touts New Fines To ‘Shame’ Violators

April 30, 2021 at 6:38 PM
OSHA is touting a proposed $265,265 penalty against the discount retail chain Dollar Tree as highlighting the latest in a long string of violations by a company with “a history of not taking the safety of its workers and customers seriously,” the latest sign that the agency has dropped a Trump-era ban on “regulation by shaming.” In an April 29 press release, OSHA said its proposed fine is for “fire, entrapment and struck-by hazards, blocked exit routes, and improperly stacked...

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