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October 11 - October 17, 2010

A new audit shows that OSHA is quick to drastically reduce fines for workplace violations—even repeat violations. Safety advocates say the agency has fallen down on its enforcement mandate. What do you think?

Answers Votes
OSHA already has too much authority and is too hard on most companies. 35%
Current OSHA enforcement is too selective—too easy on some companies, too hard on others. 37%
The current level of OSHA enforcement is about right. 8%
OSHA needs more authority and the will to use it. 20%

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Tagged categories: Enforcement; OSHA; Violations

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