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With Warming Temperatures, Democrats Ready Bill For OSHA Heat Standard

April 04, 2019
Labor advocates and their supporters in Congress are preparing to launch a long-awaited push aimed at better protecting workers from heat stress, with a public awareness campaign slated for later this month and legislation requiring OSHA to set a safety standard expected later this summer. At an April 4 Capitol Hill briefing hosted by Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA), Public Citizen’s worker safety advocate Shanna Devine said the campaign to push OSHA to craft a federal heat stress standard to require...

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