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Traffic deaths: A surprising dimension of the red state-blue state divide

By Stuart Silverstein
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The nation’s red and blue states often are miles apart in social attitudes and, of course, political outlook. It turns out that they also divide into distinct camps when it comes to a grimmer measure — fatal traffic accidents.


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Report: Chemical industry spends millions to block TSCA update

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The chemical industry has spent millions on U.S. political campaigns in an effort to prevent Congress from strengthening the Toxic Substances Control Act, according to a report released by Common Cause, a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy group.


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OSHA’s standards department should be shut down

By Tom Lawrence CSP, P.E.

The people who write huge swath OSHA standards are from the same philosophy (big government solves all ) that wrote: 2700 pages of healthcare law, begatting multiple thousands of a pages of regulations; 2300 pages of financial law, with more thousands of pages of regulations, etc. etc.  Enough!!


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Thanks a lot OSHA, for classifying performance measurement systems based on injuries as discriminatory

By Tom Lawrence CSP, P.E.

I have comments and questions about OSHA’s March 12, 2012 memorandum with the subject line: “Employer Safety Incentives and Disincentive Policies and Practices.”


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OSHA at the barricades

By Dave Johnson

OK, they have not erected barricades in DC yet (other than the ones to prevent terrorist suicide bombings). But the partisan fighting is wicked and will only worsen as the 2012 election nears.


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