OSHA Violation Investigations – Fact-Specific Inquiry

By Todd Miller on Jan 17, 2017

Discipline, Drug & Alcohol Testing, and Incentives

In our recent post on Clearing Up OSHA’s Reporting and Retaliation Rule Updates, we examined OSHA’s strengthened standard (Standard Number 1904.35) for requiring reasonable reporting procedures for occupational injuries and illnesses and prohibiting retaliation against employees who report them. In addition to understanding the intent and interpretation of this standard, it’s important for employers to know what kinds of facts OSHA considers when determining whether a violation has occurred.

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