By Benjamin D. Briggs, Ilana R. Morady, and Kerry M. Mohan
To cap off the winter ABA conference, on Friday the conference discussed recent OSHA Review Commission decisions involving deference given to the Secretary’s interpretation, heat illness, and combustible dust.
Chief Judges Rooney (OSHRC) and Lesnick (MSHRC) discussed ethical and professional behavior before the Court, reminding attorneys to … Continue Reading
By Brent I. Clark and Kerry M. Mohan
In a continued report from last week’s ABA Occupational Safety and Health Law Meeting in Naples, Florida. On Wednesday the Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA, Dr. David Michaels, addressed OSHA’s policy issues and enforcement.
Dr. Michaels reiterated OSHA’s goal to issue a silica standard, which he hopes will be finalized … Continue Reading
By James L. Curtis, Meagan Newman, and Ilana R. Morady
Last week we attended the ABA Occupational Safety and Health Law Meeting in Naples, Florida. This included representatives from the OSHA Review Commission, the MSHA Review Commission, OSHA and MSHA Judges, and the Solicitor’s Office.
Tom Galassi, Director, Directorate of Enforcement of OSHA, spoke at length on Wednesday … Continue Reading