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Assessing the Bush Administration's OSHA Record

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Assessing the Bush Administration's OSHA Record

Assessing the Bush Administration's OSHA Record

Assessing the Bush Administration's OSHA Record

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New York Times reporter Steven Labaton talks about the track record of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration under the Bush Administration. That's the federal agency responsible for ensuring the safety of American workers.

Labaton tells Scott Simon that this administration has adopted a "voluntary compliance strategy," which has jeopardized workplace safety.