So by all means, cuddle up in bed with your best friend. Just be sure he knows the rules and that the bed is human space that he must earn with a polite "excuse me, may I please come up there with you?"
OSHA's obligation is to protect all employees against any unnecessary risks. And if that means putting a physical barrier between human workers and potentially lethal animals, the Feds are saying so be it.
The so-called "Dog Whisperer" makes training look like magic. But it's not. My biggest gripe with Cesar Millan is the fact that he is so often telling people to change everything about their demeanor in order to bring about change in their dog.