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Make changes via exec order, group urges Obama

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The Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) has a few items they’d like President Obama to add to his 2013 “To Do” list. Seven items, as a matter of fact.


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Report: Use of staffing companies endangers worker safety

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A report compiled on the dismal safety records of staffing agencies used by Chicagoland companies is just “the tip of the iceberg,” according to public health researcher Sohni Choudhary.


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Respirator use medical evaluations: Physicians only?

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Question: Are physicians the only medical professionals allowed to perform medical evaluations for respirator use?


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Sunstein critics happy to see him go

Regulatory Czar “fixed a problem that didn’t exist”
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Safety advocates will not be throwing a going away party for Cass Sunstein, who recently stepped down as administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).


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What ticks you off about worker safety?

By Dave Johnson

That was the question a planning meeting facilitator asked about 15 of us earlier this week. The meeting topic was the future of worker safety.


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Group urges funding for agencies that promote health and safety

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A new report from a nonprofit research and advocacy organization commends the Obama administration for its efforts to maintain programs that protect workplace, product and food safety and the environment.


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Lets see a felony charge for killing American workers

By Ron Hayes
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I would like to draw attention to the fact that not only do miners deserve better protection but all American workers deserve to have a safe and healthy workplace.


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Congress likely to delay action on fed agency budgets

AIHA's Trippler says that would be "good news" for OSHA, NIOSH
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Will the failure of the so-called "Super Committee" to come up with a plan to cut the federal deficit trigger automatic spending cuts in federal agencies like OSHA, MSHA and NIOSH?


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FAA hopes new website will reduce laser-aircraft incidents

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In a continuing effort to combat the growing problem of lasers directed at aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has created a new website to make it easier for pilots and the public to report laser incidents and obtain information on the subject, FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt announced today.


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Splitting ocean agency will help with health and safety, says BSEE head

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The recent reorganization of ocean-related U.S. agencies should help eliminate one of the problems that led to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, according to the head of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). 
 


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