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Profile: John L. Henshaw

 
  

Positions that John L. Henshaw has held:

  • Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA


 

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John L. Henshaw actively participated in the following events:

 
  

September 14, 2001      911 Environmental Impact

       John L. Henshaw, Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA, states: “Our tests show that it is safe for New Yorkers to go back to work in New York's financial district. Keeping the streets clean and being careful not to track dust into buildings will help protect workers from remaining debris.” [EPA, 9/14/2001]
People and organizations involved: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), John L. Henshaw
          

October 3, 2001      911 Environmental Impact

       EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman and John Henshaw, US Department of Labor Assistant Secretary for OSHA, announce that their two agencies “have found no evidence of any significant public health hazard to residents, visitors or workers beyond the immediate World Trade Center area.” But later in the statement, they acknowledge that to date, “Of 177 bulk dust and debris samples collected by EPA and OSHA and analyzed for asbestos, 48 had levels over 1 percent, the level EPA and OSHA use to define asbestos-containing material.” Additionally, they say that out “of a total of 442 air samples EPA has taken at Ground Zero and in the immediate area, only 27 had levels of asbestos above the standard EPA uses to determine if children can re-enter a school after asbestos has been removed....” [EPA, 10/3/01]
People and organizations involved: Christine Todd Whitman, John L. Henshaw
          

January 31, 2002      911 Environmental Impact

       Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health John L. Henshaw writes in a letter to Mr. Lowell Peterson of the law firm, Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein, P.C., that since “materials containing asbestos were used in the construction of the Twin Towers, the settled dust from their collapse must be presumed to contain asbestos.” [Sources: Letter from John L. Henshaw to Mr. Lowell Peterson]
People and organizations involved: Lowell Peterson, John L. Henshaw
          

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