About time to make offshore workers’ safety a real priority
A Senate committee could not find any acceptable justification to delay by two years adoption of safety regulations to protect workers in a very dangerous sector. It gave the feds until the end of this year instead, and Sen. Galvez is calling on the House to agree.
Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan defended his department's work on long-overdue offshore safety regulations, telling a committee of Senators on Feb. 9 that policymakers in his department needed enough time to get them right. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade