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OSHA overreach on grain bins must end




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A guidance memo produced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on grain bins and grain storage should be withdrawn because it provides authority for enforcement activities on small farms that are exempt under law, the American Farm Bureau Federation told Congress Feb. 4. While Farm Bureau has always made farm safety a priority, the OSHA memo overreaches agency authority and circumvents clear legislative language, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. . . .

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