Those who attack OSHA for gutting its regulatory agenda are being unfair, says the man in charge of the effort, veteran Department of Labor attorney Steven Witt.
What do agency employees those faceless bureaucrats so often ridiculed by American industry think of their jobs, their mission and the institution they work for? The answers may surprise you.
Despite support for OSHA's attempts to promote alliances and serve as more of a resource to businesses, respondents to the 2004 National Safety Survey give higher marks to the state-plan states than they do to federal OSHA.
If the dangers of heat stress are well known, why do workers keep getting hurt, or even killed, by the heat?
Knowing what is likely to trigger an OSHA inspection and how to prepare for one can make this process much less painful.
Big bucks were spent to repeal Washington's ergonomics standard. Will workers and employers end up paying a high price in terms of injuries and costs?