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Blog Author Steve Hudgik
Thursday, June 29, 2006
OSHA Could Fine Workers for PPE ViolationsCongress has been working on ways to change the way OSHA works. One of the bills would allow OSHA to fine workers who violate employers' PPE policies. An article on the Occupational Hazards web sites describes three bills that were being considered by the Senate earlier this year.
One of the more significant aspects of these bills (Occupational Safety Fairness Act S. 2066) is that it would allow small companies to recover their legal costs from OSHA should they prevail in court.
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