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September 21, 2019

OSHA Launches Alliance With Poultry Firms To Allay Rollback Safety Fears

September 6, 2019 at 5:39 PM
OSHA this week unveiled a new voluntary alliance with three major poultry sector trade associations in a bid to allay safety concerns over Agriculture Department (USDA) efforts to ease line speed requirements at processing plants, though labor advocates are strongly criticizing USDA’s actions and calling for stepped-up OSHA scrutiny. OSHA Sept. 4 announced a two-year agreement to establish an alliance with the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, the National Chicken Council and the National Turkey Federation to provide the trade...

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