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Workplace Safety and Health: Multiple Challenges Lengthen OSHA's Standard Setting
GAO-12-330: Published: Apr 2, 2012. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 2012.
Between 1981 and 2010, the time it took the Department of Labors Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to develop and issue safety and health standards ranged widely, from 15 months to 19 years, and averaged more than 7 years. Experts and agency officials cited increased procedural requirements, shifting priorities, and a rigorous standard of judicial review as contributing to len...
Labor's Regional Structure and Trust Funds
HEHS-95-82R: Published: Feb 10, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Labor's (DOL) organizational structure and departmental trust funds. GAO noted that: (1) DOL components conduct their operations through ten regional offices throughout the country, covering all states and territories; (2) most DOL components have offices at each of the regional headquarters and some have field offi...