DuraLabel's Weekly Safety News

Blog Author Angelique Sanders

Weekly safety news. Stay in touch with regulations from OSHA, NFPA, and other safety codes. Find out about other companies' best and worst practices. We scour the internet to provide you with helpful training resources and the latest safety information.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Contesting OSHA Willful Violations Pays Off

A weekly news feature summarizing safety related news.

We take a look at safety news from the past week. The following are links to safety related news that came out during the week ending November 24th.

Contesting OSHA Willful Violations Pays Off

Attorney Shannon O. Young wrote in a blog post about "Why Employers Might Want to Contest 'Willful' OSHA Citations." In Dayton Tire v. Secretary of Labor the court ruled that Dayton Tire had made some effort toward abating the hazards, thus the new violations are not willful. As a result the proposed $1.975 million fine was reduced to $197,500.

Read the blog post here.

Related past posts:
Safety News Briefs - OSHA Rules Put Crimp In News Photos
OSHA Fatality Report - November 2011
Major OSHA Citations March 4, 2012

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