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April 4, 2020

Seeking Extension, Industry Faults OSHA's Proposed 'Lockout' Update

November 28, 2016 at 6:01 PM
Industry officials are urging OSHA to extend an early December comment deadline on a portion of a proposed rule that seeks to expand when the agency's safety standard applies to power equipment that is shut off during repair work, charging the plan raises procedural and cost concerns, though one lawyer says the Trump administration will likely block the change. OSHA is seeking comment through Dec. 5 on a proposed rule revising a host of standards as part of the agency's...

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