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OSHA Moves to Oust Arizona Worker Safety Enforcement, Administer Federal Standards

April 20, 2022

Via: ENR

The U.S. Dept. of Labor is moving to revoke Arizona’s occupational health and safety plan and bring the state under federal standards as it says the state’s own standards have fallen short of federal requirements in a “pattern of failures.”

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration says it will publish a proposed rule in the Federal Register on April 21 to begin the process of revoking its approval of Arizona’s state plan.

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