Q: OSHA’s mission is to _____________? A: eradicate workplace hazards and fatalities

TimGolden
TimGolden
Jan 26, 2017 · 3 min read

U.S. Department of Justice,
Q: before OSHA was created (43 years ago), how many workers were killed
on the job each year?
A: 14,000
Q: how many workers were killed on the job last year?
A: 4,500
p.s.
Trust but Verify
p.p.s.

_______________________
U.S. Department of Justice,
when someone suggested that OSHA should be abolished,
Governor Reagan responded, “Amen.”
p.s.
Trust but Verify
p.p.s.
1) https://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov/digital_library/sso/148878/182/SSO_148878_182_10.pdf
page 14/45
2) http://www.ontheissues.org/celeb/Ronald_Reagan_Environment.htm
3) https://books.google.com/books?id=PFnVAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA2494&lpg=PA2494&dq=when+someone+suggested+that+OSHA+should+be+abolished,+Governor+Reagan+responded,+%22Amen.%22&source=bl&ots=MKy1BZtxun&sig=dPVVrJOZ3JL0zB_cfOlMGLCiks4&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiR_PH-_N7RAhVTziYKHcnDCNIQ6AEIMzAE#v=onepage&q=when%20someone%20suggested%20that%20OSHA%20should%20be%20abolished%2C%20Governor%20Reagan%20responded%2C%20%22Amen.%22&f=false
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U.S. Department of Justice,
In FY 1980, OSHA’s staffing level hit its peak — 2,950.
In 1982, Reagan cut OSHA’s budget sharply
For FY 2006, OSHA had a staff of only 2,092
For FY 2016, OSHA had a staff of only 2,173
p.s.
Trust but Verify
p.p.s.
1) http://www.ombwatch.org/node/3587
2) https://www.dol.gov/sites/default/files/documents/general/budget/CBJ-2017-V2-12.pdf
page 10/39
p.s.
shame! shame! shame! on y’all [President(s) + OMB + Congress]
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Q: EEOC’s mission is to ______________________? A: eradicate workplace harassment and discrimination

_____________________________

I would have never dreamed many years ago that

I would be able to be here as THE APPROPRIATOR
for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
- Senator Barbara A. Mikulski
Thursday, May 3, 2007
vs
EEOC case dumping scandal 2009–2017
https://medium.com/@treasurelife911/jesus-spanking-goliath-government-5344525a16db#.d7vopnsme

in other words

U.S. Border Patrol Staffing 2009–2017 = 21,000 agents/yr
https://www.statista.com/statistics/455866/us-border-patrol-agent-staffing/
vs
EEOC Budget and Staffing 2009–2017 = 2,200 employees/yr
https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/plan/budgetandstaffing.cfm

in other words

U.S. Border Patrol Staffing 2009–2017 = 21,000 agents/yr
http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/677475.pdf
vs
EEOC Budget and Staffing 2009–2017 = 666 investigators/yr
https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/plan/upload/2017budget.pdf
page 30 Chart 2 EEOC investigators assigned
p.s.
shame! shame! shame! on y’all [President(s) + OMB + Congress]

___________________________

As the Chairwoman of the Senate’s Appropriations Committee,

Barbara Mikulski has always known that
OUR BUDGETS SHOULD REFLECT OUR DEEPEST HELD VALUES
- President Obama
May 3, 2015
vs

p.s.

blame! blame! blame! on y’all [President(s) + OMB + Congress]