Council Criticizes OSHA’s Proposal to Mandate Sanitation Facilities for Agricultural Workers in the Field

by Council on Wage and Price Stability on August 6, 1976
by Council on Wage and Price Stability

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today sharply criticized certain provisions of OSHA’s recent proposal to mandate sanitation facilities for agricultural workers in the field. While noting public health and cultural reasons for having such facilities, the Council’s analysis concluded that application of the standards in many areas would be inflationary, since costs would greatly exceed benefits. Council Acting Director William Lilley III said “The OSHA proposal is premature and unrealistic; it treats all of U. S. agriculture as if it were one homogeneous unit.” …

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