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FOR CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD, ADVICE TO FEDERAL AGENCIES PILES UP

From: Bloomberg

““A lot of the agencies they are going to are EPA and OSHA, which have severe cases of regulatory constipation,” Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for…

MORE THAN 5 YEARS ON, FAMILIES OF DEADLY GRAIN ELEVATOR BLAST VICTIMS STILL SEARCHING FOR JUSTICE

From: High Plains Public Radio

“The U.S. attorney’s “lengthy squatting” on the Bartlett case precluded the pursuit of civil or administrative remedies against the company, said Jeff…

FIVE YEARS LATER FAMILIES OF SIX GRAIN ELEVATOR BLAST VICTIMS STILL IN THE DARK

From: The Kansas City Star

"“The U.S. attorney’s lengthy squatting on this case precludes pursuit of civil or administrative remedies,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public…

EPA INVESTIGATING EXXONMOBIL FOR UNDERSTATING TORRANCE REFINERY RISK

From: Daily Breeze

"For instance, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board that oversees the industry is in a state of disarray and largely unable to function, said Jeff Ruch, executive…

CAL-OSHA CHIEF - STATE OSHA'S BUDGET, STAFFING INCREASES SHOULD AMELIORATE FEDS' CONCERNS

From: OSHA Daily

"OSHA's conclusions about the state program -- set out in a formal June 26 response to the complainants, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) --…


News Releases

WORLD’S BIGGEST WHISTLEBLOWER AGENCY HAS FEWER THAN 80 STAFF

Congress Heaps on New Whistleblower Jurisdiction without Resources to Implement

OSHA TO MAKE ONLY TINY DENT IN HUGE HEALTH STANDARD BACKLOG

No Strategy or Resources to Counter the Silent Epidemic of Workplace Exposures

HOW TO PUT THE H BACK INTO OSHA

Workplace Health Exposure Gets Short Shrift despite Death Toll 10x All Accidents

OSHA PLAN TO REMOVE CHEMICAL WARNINGS MISGUIDED

Manufacturers Only Required to Display Uninformative Legal Exposure Limits

WEAK WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS PRECLUDE OSHA REFORM

OSHA Cannot Protect Workers If It Retaliates Against its Own Truth-Tellers