Gov. Tom Wolf announced that the state Department of Labor & Industry and the Office of Administration are partnering with the Indiana University of Pennsylvania to study the feasibility of imposing the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act standards on local and state government workplaces. The study is set to be completed this fall. Click here to learn more.
PSATS has long opposed such an unfunded mandate due to the costs on taxpayers, while urging townships to follow best practices to protect workers and receive decreased insurance rates.