Inside OSHA

October 22, 2019

As OSHA Seeks Inspectors, New Study Details Drop In Enforcement Actions

March 14, 2019 at 7:28 PM
A just-issued analysis of new OSHA data from a labor group shows a drop in the agency's “complicated and high-impact inspections” and a “historic low” number of inspectors even as workplace fatalities increased, suggesting a road map for lawmakers as they weigh the agency's budget request to hire nearly three dozen new inspectors and other personnel. In a March 14 report , the National Employment Law Project (NELP) found that OSHA’s enforcement has been on a steady decline since FY17...

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