OSHA

Can OSHA Regulation Rescue NFL Players?

Scholars argue that OSHA could make the “workplace” for professional football players safer.

How Regulatory Agencies Undervalue Life

Agencies should boost penalties for fatal rule violations to match the value of a statistical life.

Cutting Through the Rhetoric of Cutting Red Tape

Regulatory counting paints a distorted picture of the costs and benefits of regulatory action.

Rethinking Chemical and Pesticide Regulation

Study advocates for cumulative risk assessment mandates in environmental laws.

Taking Power Back from the Feds

Kansas moves to take control over workplace safety regulations.

How to Protect Football Stars

Experts discuss multiple avenues OSHA could undertake to protect NFL players.

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.

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.

Regulating Weight in the Fashion Industry

European countries have taken varied approaches to curtailing use of too-thin models—will the U.S. take action, 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.

Cancer Study’s Claims About “Bad Luck” May Undermine Preventive Regulation

Journal article blaming “bad luck” for cancer is misleading, say other scientists.

Regulatory Transparency Should be a Two-Way Street

OSHA deserves praise for asking commenters submitting scientific information to disclose their funding sources.