OSHA’s regs and enforcement have framed health and safety work for decades. If OSHA reduces its regulatory activity (delaying or reversing current regulations) and moves toward technical assistance, what might the impact be?
Since the Trump administration took over on January 20, very little news has come out of OSHA. Their charge from the administration is to keep the ship steady, no new initiatives or anything like that, according to the source, with close ties to the agency.
A digital and print ad campaign by the nation’s largest manufacturing trade association is aimed at thanking President Donald Trump for his commitment to manufacturers “by addressing our nation’s regulatory burden head-on” during his first months in office.
Looks like we’re going to have to outfit workers with wearable devices to monitor their blood pressure and heartbeat to be on the alert when stress levels driven by office and assembly line political chatter get dangerously high strung.
President Trump on Friday signed an executive order to establish a task force that will identify regulations that are burdensome to U.S. companies.
The directive is expected to have a significant impact on the regulatory landscape.
Secretary of Labor nominee gets backing from unions
February 24, 2017
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta appears headed for a much smoother confirmation process that the one experienced by his predecessor, Andrew Puzder, who was forced to withdraw after losing support from both Republicans and Democrats alike.