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ANNUAL REPORT FY 2001

STRATEGIC GOAL3

QUALITY WORKPLACES:

Foster Quality Workplaces that are Safe, Healthy, and Fair

Photo of MSHA mine inspector measuring methane gas levels.

MSHA mine inspector measures methane gas levels.

Photo by: Michael Carpenter

The Department is committed to fostering workplaces that are safe, healthy, and fair. To meet this objective, the Department is dedicated to increasing the representation, advancement, and promotion of women, people of color,veterans, and people with disabilities in the workplace;providing access to quality child care for workingfamilies; and improving worker safety and health. Astoday's workplace is increasingly affected by globalmarkets, DOL will also address core international laborstandards and child labor issues.

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