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Senators Snowe and Lieberman Send OSHA Letter on Noise Regulation

Senators Olympia Snowe (R) and Joseph Lieberman (I) have sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis regarding OSHA regulation of noise in the workplace. Specifically, the agency is proposing an interpretation regarding exposure to noise in the workplace. The Senators’ letter warns, “There is significant alarm, in the manufacturing community in particular, […]

OSHA Needs to Explain Their Unfounded Noise Proposal

Originally posted at Shopfloor.org of the National Association of Manufacturers: OSHA¬†formally announced in the Federal Register this morning that that the agency will be extending the comment period for their¬†proposal to change noise abatement requirements. However, many on Capitol Hill are asking OSHA if the agency understands the impact that this proposal will have on […]

Senators Snowe and Enzi Warn of OSHA Direction

Senators Olympia Snowe (ME), the top Republican on the Small Business Committee, and Mike Enzi (WY), the top Republican on Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension are concerned about the direction OSHA is taking. In a recent letter, the Senators took issue with the fact OSHA “proposed several significant regulatory changes that could negatively […]