DuraLabel's Weekly Safety News

Blog Author Angelique Sanders

Weekly safety news. Stay in touch with regulations from OSHA, NFPA, and other safety codes. Find out about other companies' best and worst practices. We scour the internet to provide you with helpful training resources and the latest safety information.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Safety News Briefs - Cass Sunstein Quits OIRA Position

A weekly feature that provides short summaries of safety related news with links to the complete stories in other publications.

Will Sunstein's Departure Change The Regulatory Landscape?

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From The Harvard Law Record
Cass Sunstein will leave the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), which oversees federal rules, later this month and return to Harvard Law School.  OIRA oversees all proposed federal regulations, including those from OSHA. 

Sunstein was often criticized from both sides of the political spectrum. Liberals felt that he was holding up proposed OSHA regulations. Conservatives thought he was not doing enough to limit the increases in Federal regulations.

Read the story in Business Week.

Related Past Posts:

Safety News Briefs - Warning Or Danger Arc Flash Labels
Safety News Briefs - Are MSHA Inspectors Liable For Miner's Deaths
Safety News Briefs - Letter To Congress From ASSE


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