OSHA

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.

Should Chemical Regulation Be Stronger?

West Virginia chemical spill raises question of whether better regulation is needed.

Workplace Injury Reports to Go Online

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

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

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