McCain vs. Obama: Who’s Better for Safety and Health?

Experience vs. youth is one way to view the contest between John McCain and Barack Obama, and how they differ becomes clear when weighing these two presidential contenders' views and potential impact on workplace safety and health. Very few votes or sponsored bills exist to tell us where Obama stands on safety, health, and environmental issues, but this is not true of McCain, who was first elected to the Senate in 1986.

Click here to read our take on Barack Obama.

Click here to read our take John McCain.

This article originally appeared in the July 2008 issue of Occupational Health & Safety.

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