By Brent I. Clark and Craig B. Simonsen

The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) recently reviewed an employment relationship between a company and the workers allegedly exposed to cited conditions, in Secretary v. Southern Scrap Materials Co., Inc., OSHRC Docket No. 94-3393 (September 28, 2011), and reaffirmed a long line of cases concerning a host employer’s responsibilities

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By Mark A. Lies II and Timothy R. Gerlach[1]

It is a fact of everyday business life that many employers will, from time to time, be required to  engage outside contractors to perform a variety of services at the employer’s facility that the employer cannot perform with its own employees.  Recently, OSHA has begun to expand the employer’s liability for

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