Industry groups

Industry groups


Hotel housekeepers are repeatedly injured on the job.

Cutting Back on Housekeepers' Heavy Lifting

August 02, 2011

Cry Wolf Quotes

Any time the government is mandating something and creates an extra burden on business, it becomes another regulatory tax and raises costs.

Steve Caughran, owner of a printing shop outside Fresno, California, The New York Times.
12/05/2006 | Full Details | Law(s): Healthy Families Act

Each grain handling facility is unique, and the state of the art is constantly changing. Further, historically very little scientific research has been done on some of the fundamental questions involved in grain dust explosions.

Max Spencer, of the Continental Grain Company. Testimony. OSHA hearings.

We firmly believe that if we are required to label our pipe as has been proposed, we will be unable to sell our product and would be out of business within two years.

W.H. Beasley Manager of the Cement Asbestos Products Company.
03/16/1972 | Full Details | Law(s): OSHA's Asbestos Standard

Unlimited power entrusted to bureaucrats warps their judgment on the opinions they might have as normal citizens.

William L. Daley of the National Editorial Association warned.


Backgrounders & Briefs

The Short-Handled Hoe Hearings: 1973- 1975

In 1972, California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) petitioned the Industrial Safety Board of California’s Division of Industrial Safety to prohibit the use of the 12-inch short-handled hoe. The hearing transcipts are online here.