Inside OSHA

February 28, 2021

OSHA Maintains Trump-Era Defense Of ‘Imminent Danger’ COVID-19 Suit

February 16, 2021 at 6:01 PM
OSHA is maintaining its defense of a Trump-era decision not to take enforcement action against a Pennsylvania meat-packing plant over conditions workers say pose an “imminent” threat of COVID-19 infection, even as the Biden administration is vowing to pursue stricter workplace safeguards and enforcement during the pandemic. In a Feb. 11 brief in Jane Does, et al., v. OSHA , the agency says Trump officials’ formal decision not to take action against the Danforth, PA, Maid-Rite plant has rendered the...

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