Government Observation of Safety and Health Standards: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Courts and Administrative Practice of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, on S. 464 ... February 20, 1990

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Page 17 - Government shall not be liable for any claim based upon the exercise or performance or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a Federal agency or an employee of the Government in carrying out the provisions of this section.
Page 17 - The provisions of this chapter and section 1346 (b) of this title shall not apply to: (a) Any claim based upon an act or omission of an employee of the Government, exercising due care, in the execution of a statute or regulation...
Page 93 - Kaylo is capable of producing abestosis, it is better to discover it now in animals rather than later in industrial workers. Thus the company, being forewarned, will be in a better position to institute adequate control measures for safeguarding exposed employees and protecting its own Interests.
Page 18 - ... the same conduct by a private individual would be tortious." It was not "intended that the constitutionality of legislation, the legality of regulations, or the propriety of a discretionary administrative act should be tested through the medium of a damage suit for tort. The same holds true of other administrative action not of a regulatory nature, such as the expenditure of Federal Funds, the execution of a Federal project and the like.
Page 89 - I quite agree with you that our interests are best served by having asbestosis receive the minimum of publicity. Even if we should eventually decide to raise no objection to the publication of an article on asbestosis...
Page 44 - ... a quarantine by the United States. (h) Claims arising from willful torts — assault, battery, false imprisonment, false arrest, malicious prosecution, abuse of process, libel, slander, negligent or intentional misrepresentation, deceit, or interference with contract rights. (i) Claims for damages caused by fiscal operations of the Treasury or by regulation of the monetary system. (j) Claims arising from combat activities of military forces during time of war. It has been held that wartime target...
Page 64 - Congress' willingness to impose tort liability upon the United States and its desire to protect certain governmental activities from exposure to suit by private individuals.
Page 16 - Annual Report of the Secretary of Labor Under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 /Fiscal Year 1988. Volume One; Volume Two reports on Bureau of Mines. Guide to Miners' Rights and Responsibilities under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 Mine Injuries and Worktime.
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Page 18 - Mr. MCLAUGHLIN. No right of subrogation is set up? "Mr. SHEA. Not against the employee." See Hearings before the House Committee on the Judiciary on HR 5373 and HR 6463, 77th Cong., 2d Sess., pp.

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