walkaround representative

By Mark A. Lies and Craig B. Simonsen

Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard E. Fairfax recently released a standard interpretation guidance letter which finds that workers without a collective bargaining agreement may designate a person affiliated with a union or a community organization to act on their behalf as their walkaround representative during an OSHA inspection.

Fairfax’ interpretative guidance letter states

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