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June 2, 2020

Refiner Petitions 5th Circuit To Review OSHRC’s Controversial PSM Ruling

June 3, 2019 at 3:28 PM
A Texas refiner is petitioning a federal appellate court to review a controversial ruling from OSHA’s review panel that industry attorneys say “dramatically” expands the agency’s process safety management (PSM) rule's applicability to boilers and other “interconnected” units. Wynnewood Refining Co., LLC and its successors filed a May 28 petition that asks the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to review OSHRC’s recent decision that upheld an OSHA enforcement action against one of the company’s Oklahoma facilities. “Specifically,...

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