Congressional Testimonies (Archived)

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  • 2008
    • March
      • [03/12/2008] Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
        Subject: Combustible Dust Explosion and Fire Prevention Act of 2008
  • 2007
    • September
      • [09/12/2007] Patricia Clark
        Subject: OSHA's role in protecting workers after the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center (WTC) on September 11, 2001
    • May
      • [05/16/2007] Richard E. Fairfax
        Subject: OSHA Enforcement of the Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals (PSM) standard in the Nation's Refining Industry
    • April
      • [04/24/2007] Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
        Subject: OSHA's progress in protecting the nation's working men and women.
    • March
  • 2006
    • June
      • [06/14/2006] Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
        Subject: How OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard uses the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists' Threshold Limit Values
  • 2005
    • April
      • [04/07/2005] Jonathan Snare
        Subject: OSHA's budget request for FY 2006
  • 2004
    • March
      • [03/25/2004] John L. Henshaw
        Subject: OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard.
    • February
      • [02/26/2004] John L. Henshaw
        Subject: OSHA's budget request for Fiscal Year 2005.
  • 2003
    • October
      • [10/28/2003] Patricia K. Clark
        Subject: OSHA's role in protecting workers after the tragic events of the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001
    • May
      • [05/01/2003] Henshaw, John L.
        Subject: The President's Fiscal Year 2004 budget request for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • 2002
    • July
      • [07/11/2002] Henshaw, John L.
        Subject: Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) commitment to protecting America's workers.
    • April
      • [04/25/2002] Henshaw, John L.
        Subject: OSHA's overall strategy for addressing ergonomic hazards
      • [04/18/2002] Chao, Elaine L.
        Subject: Department of Labor's comprehensive approach to ergonomics
    • February
      • [02/27/2002] Henshaw, John L.
        Subject: Occupational Safety and Health Administration's efforts to protect immigrant workers.
      • [02/14/2002] Henshaw, John L.
        Subject: Worker Protection -- their workplaces, their pensions, their wallets, and their rights.
      • [02/14/2002] Henshaw, John L.
        Subject: Fiscal Year 2003 budget for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
  • 2001
    • July
      • [07/31/2001] Layne, Davis R.
        Subject: OSHA protects workers from the dangers of Asbestos exposure.
    • April
      • [04/26/2001] Chao, Elaine L.
        Subject: The need to reduce musculoskeletal disorders in America's workforce
  • 2000
    • July
      • [07/20/2000] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: OSHA's Proposed Revision to Occupational Injury and Illness Recording.
      • [07/13/2000] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: OSHA's proposed ergonomics program and its possible impact on Medicaid, Medicare, and other health care costs.
    • March
      • [03/23/2000] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: The President's Fiscal Year 2001 budget request for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
      • [03/22/2000] Mande, Jerold R.
        Subject: Department of Energy (DOE).
    • January
      • [01/25/2000] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: OSHA's Assistant Secretary clarifies agency policy concerning home inspections
  • 1999
    • July
      • [07/22/1999] Mande, Jerold R.
        Subject: External regulation of worker safety and health for private-sector employees at national research laboratories and other worksites owned by the Department of Energy (DOE).
      • [07/22/1999] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: OSHA's effort to promulgate a rule on safety and health programs.
    • May
      • [05/10/1999] Frodyma, Francis J.
        Subject: OSHA efforts to protect workers in the chemical industry.
    • March
      • [03/23/1999] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: OSHA's efforts to protect workers while forming partnerships with employees and employers.
      • [03/17/1999] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: OSHA's core mission is to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for every working man and woman in the nation.
      • [03/04/1999] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: OSHA's core mission is to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for every working man and woman in the nation.
  • 1998
    • May
      • [05/21/1998] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: External regulation of worker safety and health at Department of Energy (DOE) research and nuclear facilities.
    • April
      • [04/29/1998] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: Proposals to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
    • March
      • [03/18/1998] Watchman, Gregory R.
        Subject: OSHA's Small Business Assistance Programs.
      • [03/18/1998] Sheketoff, Emily
        Subject: H.R. 3310, the Small Business Paperwork Reduction Act Amendments of 1998.
    • February
      • [02/26/1998] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: The President's fiscal year 1999 budget request for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
      • [02/24/1998] Jeffress, Charles N.
        Subject: OSHA's potential role in reducing exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.
  • 1997
    • September
      • [09/17/1997] Watchman, Gregory R.
        Subject: OSHA's proposal to improve the quality and collection of data on occupational injuries and illnesses.
    • July
      • [07/10/1997] Watchman, Gregory R.
        Subject: How the New OSHA is improving safety and health in workplaces.
    • June
      • [06/26/1997] Watchman, Gregory R.
        Subject: OSHA's plan to develop a Safety and Health Program Standard.
      • [06/24/1997] Watchman, Gregory R.
        Subject: How the New OSHA is improving safety and health in our nation's workplaces.
    • April
      • [04/17/1997] Burt, Robert
        Subject: Occupational Safety and Health Administration's activities with regard to small businesses.
      • [04/10/1997] Watchman, Gregory R.
        Subject: The Fiscal Year 1998 appropriation request and the status of New OSHA initiatives.
  • 1996
    • September
      • [09/25/1996] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: OSHA's initiatives to reduce the regulatory burdens on small business employers.
    • June
      • [06/27/1996] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: OSHA's efforts to improve its standard-setting process by the use of negotiated rulemaking.
  • 1995
    • November
      • [11/29/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: The Occupational Safety and Health Reform and Reinvention Act.
    • September
      • [09/06/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: H.R. 2142, "The Department of Energy Laboratory Missions Act," and H.R. 1510, "The Department of Energy Laboratory Efficiency Improvement Act."
    • July
      • [07/26/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: OSHA's initiatives to reinvent itself in order to protect workers at risk on the job more effectively and, at the same time, to reduce regulatory burdens on small businesses.
      • [07/12/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's activities regarding ergonomically-related hazards in the workplace.
    • June
      • [06/28/1995] Reich, Robert B.
        Subject: Review the mission and record of both OSHA and MSHA and discuss H.R. 1834.
      • [06/22/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: The mission and record of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. I hope this represents the beginning of our work together to create and build the new OSHA.
      • [06/15/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's revised fall protection standard (Subpart M of 29 CFR Part 1926; Part 1910), particularly as it affects the residential construction industry.
    • March
      • [03/08/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: Evaluate the mission and record of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    • February
      • [02/23/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: Occupational Safety and Health Administrations Fiscal Year 1996 appropriation request.
      • [02/10/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: The Department experience with the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980 (RFA).
      • [02/03/1995] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: Risk Assessment and Title III of H.R. 9.
  • 1994
    • July
      • [07/14/1994] Stanley, James W.
        Subject: Occupational Safety and Health requirements that would apply to the Legislative branch if it were covered by OSHA.
      • [07/13/1994] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
    • June
      • [06/29/1994] Zettler, H. Berrien
        Subject: Occupational Safety and Health requirements that would apply to the legislative branch if it were covered by OSHA.
    • March
      • [03/24/1994] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: Occupational Safety and Health Administrations Fiscal Year 1995 appropriations request.
      • [03/23/1994] Dear, Joseph A. (Summary Statement of)
        Subject: Strengthen ways to protect Federal employees from workplace hazards.
      • [03/10/1994] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Fiscal Year 1993 appropriation request.
    • February
      • [02/10/1994] Dear, Joseph A.
        Subject: Efforts to reform the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
      • [02/09/1994] Reich, Robert B.
        Subject: Efforts to reform the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
  • 1993
    • April
      • [04/28/1993] Reich, Robert B.
        Subject: Occupational Safety and Health Act.
      • [04/22/1993] Zeigler, David
        Subject: The H.R. 881, the "Ban on Smoking in Federal Buildings Act."