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OSHA “Injury Tracking Website” Presents Issues as Employer Deadline for Compliance Looms

USA - November 16 2017 On August 1, 2017, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) launched the “Injury Tracking Application” for Electronic…

Matthew Thomas Deffebach, Jasmine Culpepper Tobias

Silica: Rule Enforced for Construction but 30-Day “Good Faith” Grace Period; Oral Arguments Heard on Challenge

USA - November 16 2017 OSHA began enforcing the Respirable Crystalline Silica construction standard, 29 CFR § 1926, on September 23, 2017.1 Shortly before the enforcement…

Modinat "Abby" Kotun

James Sullivan Confirmed and Sworn in to Last Seat on Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

USA - November 16 2017 Management-side labor and employment attorney James Sullivan was sworn in as an OSHRC Commissioner on August 28, 2017 after his Senate confirmation…

Modinat "Abby" Kotun

Hensel Phelps Decision Vacates Willful Citation Because Exposed Workers Were Not General Contractor’s Employees

USA - November 16 2017 In Secretary of Labor v. Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Docket No. 15-1638 (June 1, 2017), the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (the…

Modinat "Abby" Kotun

OSHA’s “Union Walk Around Rule” Rescinded by OSHA

USA - June 22 2017 OSHA rescinded a memo creating the Union Walk Around Rule, which stated that non-union employees may elect anyone to accompany OSHA compliance…

Matthew Thomas Deffebach