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April 14, 2024

Employers Renew Objections To ‘Walkaround’ Rule, Previewing Likely Suits

April 2, 2024 at 6:13 PM
Critics of OSHA’s controversial rule to allow worker representatives to take part in enforcement “walkaround” inspections, even if they are not employed at the site under review, say changes to the final version did little to address their concerns, and one employer attorney says court challenges are now “all but guaranteed.” “The changes were not significant enough to alleviate the major concerns we have, or the unlawful nature of the rule. I don't think this rule is appropriate under the...

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