Industry groups

Industry groups


Hotel housekeepers are repeatedly injured on the job.

Cutting Back on Housekeepers' Heavy Lifting

August 02, 2011

Cry Wolf Quotes

It will require many small businesses to go through an additional costly and time consuming process of collecting and analyzing information. The benefits of doing so will not significantly improve the protection of human health or the environment.

Eugene B. Humphrey, president of Humphrey Chemical Company and representative of the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association.

In contrast to popularized reports, there is no persuasive evidence that low-level lead exposure is responsible for any intelligence defects.

Dr. Jerome F. Cole, director of environmental health for the Lead Industries Association. The New York Times.

Nobody has proven cotton dust is a source of disease….In forty years, we’ve not had one single employee…disabled because of a respiratory problem.

William Pitts owner of the 80 year old Hermitage Mills, located in Camden South Carolina.

The tax took away our ability to accumulate funds to replace assets. We were strapped for cash flow.

Tommy Lawrence, former president of Coca-Cola of Northeast Arkansas. Arkansas Business.
01/03/1994 | Full Details | Law(s): Arkansas Soda Tax


Backgrounders & Briefs

The Short-Handled Hoe Hearings: 1973- 1975

In 1972, California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) petitioned the Industrial Safety Board of California’s Division of Industrial Safety to prohibit the use of the 12-inch short-handled hoe. The hearing transcipts are online here.