In regulatory news:

OSHA announced that last year 27,385 small and mid-sized U.S. businesses took advantage of OSHA’s free and confidential On-site Consultation Program to remove workplace hazards and better protect their workers. Fifty-seven percent of those helped last year had fewer than 26 employees and priority is given to high-hazard industries. In 2016, consultants identified and helped employers eliminate more than 140,000 total hazards, protecting an estimated 3.3 million workers from possible injury, illness or death.

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