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Will settlement in exposure limit case lead to more enforcement?

OSHA watchers have had their eyes on a case from last fall in which the agency used an industry exposure limit instead of one of its own to fine a company. Now the company has settled with OSHA. What does this mean for other employers?  [Read more…]

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Is OSHA testing the waters with new enforcement tactic?

OSHA says its permissible exposure limits for dozens of hazardous chemicals are out of date, but these days, it’s difficult to update its regulations. Does a recent fine against a fiberglass manufacturer signal OSHA’s way to get around this problem? [Read more…]

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