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House Panel Advances OSHA Violence Bill But Senate Prospects Dim

June 11, 2019 at 4:30 PM
The House Education and Labor Committee has approved on bipartisan lines a bill that would set speedy deadlines for OSHA to adopt standards aimed at limiting workplace violence in the healthcare and social service sectors, though the measure faces limited prospects in the Republican-controlled Senate which is unlikely to consider the bill. During a June 11 markup , the committee voted 26-18 to report H.R. 1309, a bill that requires OSHA to set an interim standard within one year of...

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