In fact, since the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Mine Safety and Health Act were enacted in the 1970s, the rate of workers being killed on the job has declined by more than 75 percent, and the number of fatalities has declined from about 14,000 a year in 1970 to 4,836 worker deaths in 2015, with a workforce twice as large. Stripping Away Worker Protections in the First 100 Days In just the first 100 days, the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress have already made it easier for companies to steal workers wages and cut comers on safety (they repealed the regulations on

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Also, its Y shape includes a simple attachment point for quick and easy hook-up. The many frontal attachment points suit the harness to various applications. Its unique independent leg-strap and seat support allow complete freedom of movement and flexibility while climbing, walking, and bending, without unwanted tugging and pulling between the thighs. The leg straps feature auto-lock buckles. The TracX back pad brings extra comfort by minimizing weight on the wearers shoulders and back and providing lumbar support. It also helps the harness hold its shape for quick donning. Six-point adjustment

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Given the way these agencies work, their estimation that the rule will cost $74 million per year to implement is almost certainly low. American business dont need those added costs. Nevertheless, the major problem with the rule is its last-minute expansion to cover not only those working with beryllium alloys, but also abrasive blasting in the construction and shipyard industries. The materials used for abrasive blasting, like coal and copper slagwaste products from coal power plants or smelting and refining processeswould otherwise end up in landfills. Instead, it is recycled and put to use.

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