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Former OSHA No. 2: Fall protection rules for general industry are inconsistent and confusing; need to be changed

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I think a good argument could be given in support of this claim regarding most of OSHA regulations. Is this the first time he has actually figured this out? I have an idea. How about the front line safety officer be in charge of drafting the rules?
Jay D. Rohman www.EncouragingSafety.com

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