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Commerce Department Report Targets OSHA's Silica, Injury Reporting Rules

October 10, 2017
The Trump administration in a new report quietly issued by the Commerce Department (DOC) is targeting two major Obama OSHA rules for revision, backing industry arguments that the 2016 measures updating silica and worker injury reporting rules include unnecessary provisions that harm domestic manufacturing and should be revised. The Oct. 6 report, “ Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing ,” outlines the Trump administration's plan for implementing its deregulatory agenda and argues that significant changes are needed...


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