Tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines, over ridiculously small crap, like installing a washing machine. The Law Was Aimed at Deadly Machinery. It Hit Her Washer..
Many examples of a bureaucracy that was supposed to stop cranes from falling, stopping people from doing simple stuff.
The response from the bureaucrats, once they got around to acknowledging the issue.
The agency was merely enforcing the laws as written.
That old law of Unintended Consequences.
So the next time you hear people telling politicians to “Do something,” consider that they almost always do the wrong thing. See Huxley’s definition of “Progress” is you’re confused.