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White House Weighs OSHA 'Lockout' Rule Revision After Industry Pushback

September 10, 2018
The White House is reviewing a draft final rule that the Obama OSHA originally sought to use to expand when the agency's safety standard applies to power equipment that is shut off for repairs, though it is unclear whether the final Standards Improvement Project (SIP) rule will include the measure given strong opposition from employers. On Aug. 28, OSHA sent for White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) review the draft final version of the SIP rule that the...

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