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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is raising concerns about a 2012 state law requiring protection for workers facing potential falls of at least 15 feet. OSHA standards call for harnesses, nets or guardrails for those facing potential falls of at least 6 feet. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Kyle O’Donnell)

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OSHA: State law fails to protect residential construction workers

Federal officials say they could wind up assuming control of workplace safety in Arizona's residential construction industry because a 2012 state law doesn't do enough to protect workers.


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