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Workplace Safety and Health Update - Week of July 20, 2015

  • July 23, 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.

OSHA Delays Full Enforcement of Confined Spaces in Construction Standard

Except for training, the construction industry will have a two-month respite from full enforcement of the new confined spaces in construction standard, provided employers can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that they are making good faith efforts to comply with the new rule.

Judge Steers Independent Course in Quarry Litigation

A Federal Mine Safety and Health Commission Administrative Law Judge has upheld seven of eight citations against an Illinois quarry operator while raising the negligence rating of four of them.

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