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NY Times: OSHA Leaves Worker Safety to Industry

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By Admin on April 25, 2007 9:25 AM

An article in Tuesday's New York Times reports on the Occupational Health and Safety Administration's (OSHA) current role in promulgating and enforcing workplace safety rules and regulations. The article (the second in a three-part series on federal deregulation) examines chemical dangers faced by workers at microwave popcorn plants (due to a butter flavoring additive used in the production process), and assesses OSHA's recent record of standard-setting around this employee safety issue.