The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created more than thirty years ago to make the American workplace more safe. And officials there say that deaths and injuries on the job have declined on their watch. But critics say OSHA has dropped the ball when it comes to safety regulations for everything from oil refineries to popcorn plants. Join Kojo for a look at OSHA and workplace safety.


  • Dr. David Michaels Research Professor and Associate Chairman, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
  • Jim Morris Project Manager, The Center for Public Integrity
  • Marc Freedman Director of Labor Law Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • David Sarvadi Attorney, Keller and Heckman

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