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June 14, 2024

D.C. Circuit To Weigh Appeal Of Fall-Protection Case Over Two-Foot Test

May 11, 2023 at 5:00 PM
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is set to consider how strictly OSHA can apply its fall-protection standard in a construction company’s appeal of an enforcement case that has so far focused on how workers should apply the rule’s mandate to wear protective gear when crossing a height difference over 2 feet. Link Contracting Corp. quietly filed an appeal last month asking the D.C. Circuit to overturn OSHA’s 2021 citation against the firm claiming a...

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