The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's lack of regulatory action on recommendations to improve workers' safety in chemical plants and refineries may be labeled "unacceptable" by the Chemical Safety Board, this article says. The CSB "has made a number of recommendations to OSHA over the years on life-threatening issues, and OSHA hasn't really responded through the regulatory process," said Matt Shudtz, senior policy analyst at the Center for Progressive Reform. The board is also considering a combustible dust standard for its "Most Wanted Chemical Safety Improvement" program.

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Bloomberg, EHS Today

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