The announcement that OSHA plans “to enlist building inspectors in nearly a dozen U.S. cities as undercover safety officers” (JLC Report, 7/10) just burns me up. We inspectors have tried for years to serve our homeowner clients and at the same time foster a working relationship with builders. And now, Big Brother, the federal government, wants us to tell on them. I believe this will destroy any mutual respect between inspectors and builders. If this goes through, professional home inspectors will be very unwelcome on job sites. My peers can decide if they wish to take part in this; I won’t. Enough is enough!
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