By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen
Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA just updated its annual list of the top ten cited standards. The list provides a starting point for employers reviewing their own safety programs.
OSHA just announced the Agency’s annual listing of the “Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Standards.” OSHA’s release noted that, “one remarkable thing about the … Continue Reading
By Mark A. Lies, II, Brent I. Clark, Kay R. Bonza, and Craig B. Simonsen
Seyfarth Synopsis: After a lawsuit was filed against OSHA challenging its May 2016 retaliation and recordkeeping rule, OSHA again delays the rule’s effective date.
OSHA announced today that it has again delayed the effective date for enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions … Continue Reading
By Brent I. Clark, Patrick D. Joyce, and Craig B. Simonsen
Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA finalized a 78% increase to per violation penalties.
In a an interim final rulemaking published last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized amendments to adjust the maximum civil penalty dollar amounts for OSHA violations. 81 Fed. Reg. 43430 (July 1, 2016).… Continue Reading