Occupational Safety and Health

How OSHA Can Succeed with the Cards It Is Dealt

Despite its wide-ranging capabilities, OSHA has often let its detractors have their way. To combat this, it should enlist partners in all directions.

3D Printers Bring Regulation into the Living Room

Scholars contemplate the health and safety risks of home manufacturing.

If We Can Fix TSCA, We Can Fix the OSH Act

President Obama recently signed toxics reform; now it is time to fix workplace safety law, too.

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

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

Workplace Injury Reports to Go Online

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

Despite Corporate Efforts, Labor Standards Remain Stagnant

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

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

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

Taking Targeted Immunity Statutes Seriously

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

Regulating Labor

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

What Should the New OIRA Administrator Do?

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

Regulating by Reference

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

Shifting OSHA’s Priorities to Protect Public Health

Agency needs “wake-up call” on chemical hazards, says PPR’s Adam Finkel.