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OSHA clarifies small farm inspections

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OSHA clarifies small farm inspections

Congress has forbidden OSHA from regulating small farms since 1976

 The 2011 memorandum was an attempt to address a rash of grain bin deaths and never intended to change the agency's policy, according to Brian Kennedy, an assistant secretary at the Department of Labor.

Henry C. Jackson, Associated Press | Feb. 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bowing to congressional pressure, the Obama administration is assuring Congress and farmers it doesn't want to regulate the country's smallest farms.

In a letter to Congress dated Feb. 10, a top official with the U.S. Department of Labor wrote to assure members that the agency has no interest in inspecting small farming operations with fewer than 10 employees.

The letter also said the agency is formally withdrawing a contentious 2011 OSHA memorandum that many members of Congress, including South Dakota's congressional delegation, said opened the door to regulating small, family-run farm operations.

 

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