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ASSE Urges OSHA Shift Away From Compliance To Health & Safety Programs

May 12, 2017
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) in a blueprint for OSHA reform is urging the agency to shift focus away from ensuring compliance with its rules to requiring companies to create and implement internal safety and health programs, arguing that the change would reduce the need for burdensome regulations and save agency resources. The blueprint, released May 11 , argues that significant reductions in the rate of worker injuries and deaths seen since OSHA's inception in 1970 have plateaued...

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