OSHA Pitching in to Assist with Worker Safety Measures, Asbestos Tests Department will also Begin to Process Workers Compensation Claims [September 14, 2001] [open pdf - 70KB]
"U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced today that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is providing advice and technical assistance to employers and federal agencies to help protect workers from exposure to hazardous substances in the New York City and Pentagon disaster sites. In New York, OSHA is testing asbestos levels in buildings within a several block radius surrounding the perimeter of the World Trade Center emergency site."
United States Department of Labor National News Release: USDL 01-307
United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration: http://www.osha.gov/