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IMPACT: OSHA strengthens rules for ‘model workplace’ program

Companies participating in a federal program that rewards “model workplaces” with exemptions from some safety inspections now will face automatic removal after work-related deaths or particularly serious violations. The new policy, issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, comes after a 2011 Center for Public Integrity investigation found a significant number of deaths at […]