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Workplace Safety and Health Update - Week of July 13, 2015

  • July 17, 2015

We are pleased to bring you our Workplace Safety and Health Update. With experienced OSHA and MSHA attorneys located strategically throughout the nation, Jackson Lewis is uniquely positioned to serve all of an employer’s workplace safety and health needs.

Aggregates Producer Gets $65,000 EAJA Award

A judge has awarded a sand and gravel operator $65,218 in attorneys’ fees and expenses incurred in successfully defending itself from an allegation by the Mine Safety and Health Administration that the agency was justified in citing the operator for impeding an inspection of the operator’s wash plant in Montana.

OSHA Reporting Rule Producing Insights and Challenges

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new injury reporting rule has produced insights into injuries in specific industry sectors, as well as provided a continuing challenge to the agency over how it responds to injury reports.

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