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Appellate Court Ruling Complicates OSHA's Continuing Violations Rule

January 4, 2017 at 4:30 PM
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has backed a controversial 2012 ruling that many industry attorneys believe limited the statute of limitations for certain OSHA citations, a move that will likely complicate the agency's defense of its recent rule that sought to tag certain record-keeping violations as “continuing” and subject to a much longer limitation. In a Dec. 29 ruling in the case , Delek Refining Limited v. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission et al. ,...

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