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Schumer's Call For OSHA Alert System Draws Labor, Industry Criticisms

January 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer's (D-NY) recent call for OSHA to establish a system to notify first responders when a local company is cited for serious violations involving flammable materials is drawing criticism from both labor and industry officials who are raising doubts about its effectiveness in increasing safety. “His concerns are very real, the issues are true and very current, but I don't really understand what Schumer is doing here,” former Obama Deputy OSHA Chief Jordan Barab told Inside...

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