Inside OSHA

November 12, 2019

Senators Eye Business Bill Fix For Concerns On Responders’ Facility Risk

November 8, 2019 at 11:57 AM
Senators are eyeing a fix for small business legislation to address concerns from a major firefighters’ group that the bill puts first responders and communities near chemical facilities at risk, with the bill’s lead sponsor Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) aiming to swiftly revise the bill ahead of the homeland security panel’s next markup. The bill, S. 2757 , aims to give one-time relief to small businesses that violate recordkeeping requirements. But senators pulled it from a Nov. 6 Homeland Security...

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