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ISHN editors and invited workplace safety and health thought leaders offer their cutting-edge views on the profession’s critical issues.

In my 50s and on the right track

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After reading your article on the Second Half of Your Life, I realized that I am on the right track in what I am doing.
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I2P2: The consultant’s full employment act

By Tom Lawrence CSP, P.E.
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My focused concern with the current OSHA administration began with their absolute arrogance at the 2009 PDC of ASSE.
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More than rules, it is culture and attitudes that bring safety success

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There are many rules and regulations that get applied to businesses with a bureaucratic "one size fits all" attitude that do not improve the health, safety, security of the workforce or the environment in which the industry operates.
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Do we really need an injury and illness prevention program (I2P2) right now?

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Layering another set of regulatory requirements on the private sector at this fragile economic and geopolitical moment in time, when the evidence shows it is not necessary, will only lead to higher costs of goods and services and a further increase in unemployment.
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OSHA needs some John Wayne grit

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Every day I drive by construction sites (strip malls, housing, apartments, heavy construction etc.) and am amazed at the sheer audacity that company owners, managers, or supervisors place on their employees.
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“If I need a political rant I can tune in to the media”

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Why must everything become political? Why must ISHN spew venomous poison like this article?
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“OSHA has turned the EHS profession substantially into a rule enforcement trade”

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The philosophical bent of ISHN seems to be increasingly pro-government regulation, i.e. OSHA is pretty good but to be even better, needs more money and regulations to enforce.
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“The government HAS to reduce spending… or there will BE no OSHA or EPA”

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In this economy, the government HAS to reduce spending in every possible way or there will BE no OSHA or EPA - at least not resembling anything like what we have today.
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“If you don’t want to get a fellow mad at you then don’t talk about politics…”

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I believe the majority of ISHN readers would prefer to read about REAL safety issues and not see your publication cross into the political world.
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Enough with the OSHA overkill to make a buck

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There is “Obamacare” (healthcare reform) and then there’s “OSHAscare.” I received yet another OSHAscare email this morning from a company trying to foment fear of inspections, penalties, jail time, yadda, yadda, yadda.
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