News of the WeekRISK ASSESSMENT

Regulators Seek to Redefine 'Working Life'

Science  01 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5889, pp. 621
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5889.621

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Last week, two senior Democrats in Congress demanded that the Bush Administration kill a proposal to change how the Department of Labor conducts the risk assessments that underpin worker safety regulations.