January 15, 2021
OSHRC Adds To Pro-Employer Rulings With Limit On ‘Storage’ Policy
The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) has issued a new decision raising the bar for OSHA to enforce its rule that requires safe storage of material in tiers to prevent it from falling on workers, the latest in a series of decisions limiting use of existing standards on the eve of the Biden administration. In a Dec. 31 ruling , a 2-1 majority on OSHRC -- with the panel’s sole Democratic member dissenting -- scrapped a $10,864 penalty...
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