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Occupational Safety and Health

Is OSHA Burying Its Head in the Sand with Proposed Silica Rule?

May 5, 2015 Analysis

Scholars argue that OSHA’s proposed silica regulations are too demanding, inflexible.

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Workplace Injury Reports to Go Online

Feb 5, 2014 Analysis

OSHA proposes requirement for employers to submit injury and illness reports electronically.

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Despite Corporate Efforts, Labor Standards Remain Stagnant

Jan 29, 2014 PPR News

PPR seminar focuses on the failure of private action to improve factory working conditions.

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Dangerous Dust and Deadly Delay: OSHA’s Proposed Silica Rule

Nov 26, 2013 Opinion

Cost-effective workplace safety rule would save 700 lives a year.

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Taking Targeted Immunity Statutes Seriously

Sep 16, 2013 Opinion

Recent Supreme Court rulings provide insight into variable tort litigation outcomes.

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Regulating Labor

Sep 2, 2013 News

RegBlog commemorates Labor Day by highlighting connections between regulation and employment.


What Should the New OIRA Administrator Do?

Jul 3, 2013 News

Now that Howard Shelanski is confirmed, he faces choices about his priorities.

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Regulating by Reference

July 1, 2013 - July 2, 2013 Series

RegBlog features an examination of "incorporation by reference" by legal experts on regulation and administrative law.

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Shifting OSHA’s Priorities to Protect Public Health

Apr 22, 2013 Analysis

Agency needs "wake-up call" on chemical hazards, says PPR's Adam Finkel.

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Updating OSHA Inspection Policies

Apr 4, 2013 Opinion

Using predictive targeting could better identify firms with the biggest risks to workers.

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