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Trump Narrows Push To Preserve OSHA Authority To Expand Inspections

March 13, 2017
The Trump administration has narrowed OSHA's legal push to preserve the agency's authority to expand an inspection beyond the circumstances of an employee's injury, arguing inspectors had “reasonable suspicion” to check for some additional hazards, while dropping, for now, Obama-era arguments that OSHA could conduct an even broader review. In a March 8 brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in the case, In re: Inspection of Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc. , OSHA argues that inspectors reasonably...


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