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OSHA Downplays COVID-19 Guide Mandates In ‘Imminent Danger’ Suit

August 26, 2020 at 2:36 PM
OSHA in a new legal filing is downplaying arguments that employers must scrupulously follow all agency guidance for protecting workers from COVID-19 infections, instead saying the guides set out a “hierarchy of controls” and companies should adopt “a proper mix of protective measures” to avoid OSHA enforcement action. In an Aug. 21 brief to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, OSHA says anonymous workers at the Maid-Rite meat processing plant in Dunmore, PA, are wrong to...

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