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Industry Laments Farm Bill's Failure To Codify OSHA PSM 'Retail' Exemption

December 12, 2018
Industry proponents of a permanent waiver from OSHA's process safety management (PSM) standards for agricultural retailers are lamenting Congress' decision to drop House language from the Farm Bill that would have codified the exemption. In a Dec. 11 statement, Daren Coppock president and CEO of the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) expressed disappointment that the provision codifying an exemption for retailers failed to make the final Farm Bill. “ARA is happy to see a Farm Bill move forward, however this bill...


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