OSHA Hearing

April 23, 2007
From the Education and Labor Committee:

Advisory: Subcommittee on Workplace Protections to Hold Hearing on OSHA Standards Tuesday

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the Education and Labor Committee will hold a hearing on the unwillingness of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue important health and safety standards on Tuesday, April 24, at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will explore the Bush Administration's failure to issue OSHA standards, the human cost of this failure, and any legislative and administrative solutions.

WHAT: Subcommittee on Workplace Protections,

"Have OSHA Standards Kept up with Workplace Hazards?"

WHEN: Tuesday, April 24, 2007, 1:30 p.m. EDT


Edwin Foulke

Assistant Secretary of Labor

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Washington, D.C.

Eric Peoples

Former Employee of Glister-Mary Lee Popcorn Factory

Carthage, Missouri.

Scott Schneider

Director of Occupational Safety and Health

Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America

Washington D.C.

Baruch Fellner


Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher

Washington, D.C.

Frank Mirer

Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Hunter School of Urban Public Health

New York, N.Y.

WHERE: Education and Labor Committee Hearing Room

2175 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, D.C.