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Employers Slam Walkaround Rule As 'Misguided,' Fraught With Hurdles

October 10, 2023 at 6:05 PM
A broad coalition of employers and trade groups is raising yet more objections to OSHA’s proposal to allow compliance officers inspecting a workplace to bring worker representatives on walkarounds even if they are not affiliated with that firm, saying the rule will conflict with other agencies’ authority while also creating major difficulties for inspections. In a letter dated Sept. 27 , the Coalition for Workplace Safety (CWS) -- which represents a host of industry associations on safety issues -- argues...

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