September 20, 2021
Appellate Court Rejects OSHA Push To Expand Poultry Facility Inspection
An appellate court has upheld a lower court’s ruling limiting OSHA's authority to expand a facility inspection beyond the circumstances of a reported incident, faulting the agency's assertions that facility hazards and injury reports support “reasonable suspicion” of violations, though one panelist offered support for the agency's stance. In an Oct. 9 unpublished opinion in the case In re: Inspection of Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc. , a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit upholds...
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