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Groups Seek OSHA Violence Prevention Rule In Face Of Deregulatory Push

April 12, 2017
Firefighters, nurses and other groups are urging OSHA to pursue a standard requiring healthcare and social assistance employers to craft policies for preventing workplace violence, a rule the Obama OSHA committed to pursuing, but that employers have said is unlikely to advance given the Trump administration's deregulatory efforts, and are seeking to narrow its scope. OSHA took comment through April 6 on its request for information (RFI) supporting a possible future violence prevention standard for the sectors. The rulemaking effort...


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