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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1980) 5 (3): 523–534.
Published: 01 June 1980
...Sherry I. Brandt-Rauf; Paul W. Brandt-Rauf Recent court decisions have stressed the necessity for cost-benefit analysis in evaluating Occupational and Safety Health Administration (OSHA) standards, thus raising difficult ethical questions which this paper analyzes using classical approaches of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1983) 8 (3): 581–597.
Published: 01 June 1983
... largely explained by increases in Workers' Compensation greater than inflation and by inspections made by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Rises in Workers' Compensation greatly increased the claims for injuries, while OSHA citations substantially decreased objectively verifiable...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 1991
...James C. Robinson; Dalton G. Paxman In 1989, after almost two decades of substance-by-substance standard setting, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) promulgated its Air Contaminants Standard, imposing new exposure limits for 376 toxic substances encountered in U.S. industry...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 502–512.
Published: 01 April 1982
...). Improbable though it would have seemed to members of the massive majority in Congress which voted for its creation, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has become a cause cClPbre. When the act establishing OSHA was passed in 1970, the goal of securing for Americans a workplace...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 19–24.
Published: 01 February 1991
.... 1988 . The Dilemma of Toxic Substance Regulation: How Overregulation Causes Underregulation. Cambridge, MA: MIT press. Robinson , James C. , and Dalton G. Paxman. 1991 . Technological, Economic, and Political Feasibility in OSHA's Air Contaminants Standard. Journal of Health Politics, Policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 757–760.
Published: 01 August 1988
... than OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA’s peculiar for- tune may be attributed to a variety of factors: Congress did not require the agency to balance economic and risk-reducing factors in setting its standards; unions, OSHA’s most obvious constituents, have tried to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 325–332.
Published: 01 April 1984
..., 1981), 185 pp., $19.95; David P. McCaffrey, OSHA and the Politics of Health Regulation (New York: Plenum Press, 1982), 192 pp., $24.50; Mary Douglas and Aaron Wildavsky, Risk and Culture (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982), 221 pp., $14.95 hardcover, $7.95 paperback...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 753–757.
Published: 01 August 1988
... of economists armed with the slings and arrows of cost/benefit analysis, none has been more regularly maligned than OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA’s peculiar for- tune may be attributed to a variety of factors: Congress did not require the agency to balance...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 512–518.
Published: 01 April 1982
..., Policy and Law counterparts in most other countries, lives in permanent danger of a challenge in the courts to its regulations or actions. Every one of its major regulations has been so challenged. In order to defeat such challenges, OSHA has had to proceed with extreme slowness in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 137–156.
Published: 01 February 1984
... the relevant government agencies -Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the U. S., and Arbetarskyddsverket (ASV) or Worker Protection Board in Sweden. In both societies, the values of the professionals who administer these agencies are considered to be the most important...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1988) 13 (3): 453–468.
Published: 01 June 1988
... arose from the other direction when OSHA considered excluding unionized work- sites from coverage under its hazard communication standard, but rejected the notion based on the compatibility of purpose of the NLRA and the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Joint unwnlmanagement committees...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 629–647.
Published: 01 June 1982
... separate. Thus the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) , in the Department of Health and Human Services, has responsibility for develop- ing criteria, while the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), in the Department of Labor, sets standards guided by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 144–163.
Published: 01 February 1983
..., among other things, the reproductive To protect against the adverse effects of lead exposure to persons planning pregnancies (or pregnant) the blood lead level should be maintained below 30 mg/lO g. Although there is no evidence for a “no effect’’ level, OSHA believes the risk of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 368–370.
Published: 01 April 1987
... played to the gallery instead of working together. In the end, OSHA acted too quickly and set a strict standard that was far in ad- vance of what industry had demonstrated it was capable of achieving. This evaluation of the American standard-setting process is open to dispute. OSHA’s final...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 347–349.
Published: 01 April 1981
... Thompson calls the “bricks and mortar approach” to health policy. His frequent comparisons of programs illuminate not only the programs but the meaning of the political variables, as when he compares the National Health Service Corps and Hill-Burton as credibility building mechanisms, or OSHA and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 237–238.
Published: 01 February 1990
.... Binghampton, NY: Haworth Press, 1988. $24.95 cloth, $12.95 paper. Dangerous Premises: An Insider’s View of OSHA Enforcement. By Don J. Lofgren. 256 pp. Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 1989. $32.00 cloth, $14.95 paper. The Dread Disease: Cancer andModern American Culture. By James T. Patterson. 380 pp...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 339–346.
Published: 01 April 1981
..., actual practices, policies, knowledge, and expec- Richter Worker’s Right-to-Know 341 tations are in a period of flux; perceptions of the right-to-know issue are hesitant, partial, and fleeting, and obligatory disclosure clauses, such as U.S. OSHA clauses requiring...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 157–165.
Published: 01 February 1984
... cite is an article by Holmberg and Winell, comparing threshold limit values in the United States and Sweden for 200 chemicals. I noted in my book, however, that most of OSHA’s threshold limit values were adopted in one fell swoop at the beginning of the agency’s existence, without going...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1986) 11 (4): 671–696.
Published: 01 December 1986
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 665–682.
Published: 01 August 1987
... Act. Notre Dame Lawyer 52 : 802 -36. Baram , M. S. 1984 . The Right to Know and the Duty to Disclose Hazard Information. American Journal of Public Health 74 ( 4 ): 385 -90. Boden , L. , and D. Wegman. 1978 . Increasing OSHA's Clout: Sixty Million New Inspectors. Working papers...