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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) --…


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OSHA STANDARD-SETTING BROKEN AND MOVING IN WRONG DIRECTION

Backlog of Thousands of Chemicals Worsened by Constipated Process and Timidity

MASSIVE MINING BLOW-OUT DRAWS ONLY SLAP ON WRIST

200 Sites Still Vulnerable As Long Shrouded IG Report Fuels Cover-up Charges

GAO REPORT UNDERLINES NEED FOR FUNDAMENTAL OSHA REFORM

Systemic Change Requires Stronger Whistleblower Protections and Transparency

OSHA EXPERT FILES WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT

Workplace Injury and Illness Records So Poor That Progress Claims Are Illusory

WORKPLACE EXPOSURES RISE AS OSHA HEALTH INSPECTIONS FALL

OSHA Drifts in Wrong Direction by Further Misallocating Scarce Resources