The right to know and the duty to disclose hazard information.

@article{Baram1984TheRT,
  title={The right to know and the duty to disclose hazard information.},
  author={Michael Baram},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1984},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={385-90}
}
In late 1983, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) promulgated its final rule on "hazard communication," establishing the right of workers in manufacturing industries to information about chemical hazards, and the duty of importers and manufacturers to disclose such information. Baram reviews areas where the new, limited OSHA regulation conflicts with existing local, state, and federal laws, many of which are more stringent and more protective of worker and community health… CONTINUE READING

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