Category Archives: Regulation

CWS Calls On Congress To Invalidate OSHA Volks Regulation Through CRA

The Coalition for Workplace Safety sent letters to key leaders of the House of Represenatives and the Senate seeking action on harmful OHSA regulation.

CWS Responds To OSHA Injury Reporting Regulation

CWS ISSUES STATEMENT OPPOSING NEW OSHA INJURY REPORTING RULE Says Rule Will Not Advance Cause of Workplace Safety Washington, D.C. — Despite repeated requests and appeals to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration has issued a rule today that will profoundly – and negatively – impact the American business community.  […]

Video: U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Agency Guidance

Administration guidance continues to vex businesses because it cuts them out of the regulatory process, Marc Freedman, executive director of labor law policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tells Bloomberg BNA. Video can be found here.

CWS Files Written Comments on Supplemental NPRM

Click here to view CWS Written Comments on Supplemental NPRM

CWS Comments On OSHA Injury Illness Electronic Reporting Rule

The Coalition for Workplace Safety filed these comments with OSHA on March 10, 2014.

Jackson Lewis Attorney Testifies for CWS at Public Hearing on Proposed OSHA Electronic Reporting Rule

On January 9, Tressi Cordaro of Jackson Lewis presented on behalf of the Coalition for Workplace Safety at OSHA’s Public Meeting on the agency’s “Proposed Rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.” Ms. Cordaro expressed concern over the potential negative impact of the proposed rules on workplace safety. She also noted that the […]

Workplace Safety Requires the Full Story

NAM’s Labor Employment Policy Team took part in OSHA’s public meeting on their proposed rule to publicize injury and illness data. From the outset, the NAM has opposed this rule for a few very simple reasons: 1) OSHA has the tools they need to improve workplace safety at their disposal already; 2) This data would […]

US Chamber Files Statement Regarding Senate HELP Committee OSHA Hearing

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, through David Sarvadi, Esq, filed this statement regarding the Senate HELP Committee’s hearing “Time Takes Its Toll: Delays in OSHA’s Standard-Setting Process and the Impact on Worker Safety”

CWS Issues Letter to Senate HELP Committee Regarding OSHA Hearing

Today, the Coalition for Workplace Safety (CWS), a broad coalition comprised of associations and employers dedicated to improving workplace safety through cooperation, respectfully submitted this letter in response to today’s hearing titled, “Time Takes Its Toll: Delays in OSHA’s Standard Setting Process and the Impact on Worker Safety.”

CWS In Congress and In The News

We recently told you that a Coalition for Workplace Safety spokesperson was set to testify about the priorities for the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. To follow up, here is the written testimony of Stuart Sessions, who received this write-up from Bloomberg: Stuart Sessions, president of Environomics Inc. in Bethesda, Maryland, whose […]