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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

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

NLRB roundup: a year in review, and a look ahead

USA - February 18 2013 The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") began 2013 as it began 2012, facing questions regarding whether a quorum of its members had…

Arthur Carter, A. John Harper III, Arrissa Meyer, Lindsay Murchison, Alex Stevens

Lessons learned from Otis Elevator when contesting OSHA citations: avoid hypotheticals when asserting the infeasibility defense

USA - April 29 2013 On April 8, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission ("OSHRC" or the "Review Commission") reversed an administrative law judge's…

Matthew Thomas Deffebach

Sexual Assault of Home Healthcare Worker Results in OSHA Citation

USA - August 18 2016 OSHA has previously emphasized issues of workplace violence in the healthcare industry related to patient and client interactions. Employers of home…

Brendan Fradkin