Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

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Workplace Safety

Programs targeted to ensure safe workplace conditions and specialized workplace regulation.


Asbestos and Lead Licensing and Regulation For the purpose of reducing the incidence and severity of exposure to lead and asbestos for the Commonwealth's workers and other members of the general public by administering and enforcing de-leading regulations, licensure, notification, and safe work practice; and collaborating with community partners in public health, housing, and the building trades through licensure, prescribing safe work practices, site visits and analytical services related to asbestos exposure.
General Workplace Safety For the purpose of providing analytical and technical support to engineers and inspectors as well as to unions, local boards of health, and state agencies by visiting workplaces throughout the Commonwealth and evaluating them to identify and subsequently control and eliminate hazards in the workplace.

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