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DOL Strategic Plan Vows Strong OSHA Enforcement Despite Deregulation

November 13, 2017
The Department of Labor (DOL) in a new draft strategic plan is vowing that OSHA will “maintain a strong, effective enforcement program,” despite labor officials' concerns that enforcement will drop off as part of the Trump administration's broad deregulatory agenda. “While OSHA recognizes the need for a balanced approach through different strategies for employers based on their commitment to workplace safety and health, enforcement is the underpinning of the [Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)] Act,” the plan says. “Strong, deterrent...


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