George R. Neumann & Jon P. Nelson, Safety Regulation and Firm Size: Effects of the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969, 25 J. Law & Econ. 183 (1982). Large companies benefited from the flammability standard applied to mattresses. See Peter Linneman, The Effects of Consumer Safety Standards: The 1973 Mattress Flammability Standard, 23 J. Law & Econ. 461 (1980). The entry of small regional airlines and truckers with deregulation suggests small firms were harmed because of government regulation.