Do All States Need OSHA-Approved Plans?

Without state OSHA plans, many public sector employees — including treatment plant operators — are vulnerable to unsafe working conditions. Is it time for change?

Workers are widely considered a company’s most valuable asset, and in the private sector, federal OSHA programs typically dictate safe working conditions. In 27 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, public sector employees are protected by an approved state OSHA plan. Of...

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