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ID:

180

Date:

2007-04-25

Headline:

OSHA Leaves Worker Safety in Hands of Industry

Reporter's name:

Stephen Labaton

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The New York Times

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has inspected three plants for links to popcorn worker's lung, issuing just one citation since the first outbreak of the disease, according to records provided to public health experts at George Washington University and obtained under FOIA by the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, The New York Times reported.

Keywords:

microwave popcorn, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, diacetyl, regulation, bronchiolitis obliterans, popcorn worker's lung

URL:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/25/washington/25osha.html


Agencies:

GAO
OSHA

States:

MO

Categories:

workplace safety


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