Inside OSHA

April 14, 2024

OSHA Finalizes Inspection ‘Walkaround’ Rule, Rejecting Employers’ Attacks

March 29, 2024 at 5:29 PM
OSHA has released the final version of its controversial rule to allow worker representatives to take part in enforcement “walkaround” inspections even if they are not employed at the site under review, making only minimal changes from the 2023 proposal while laying out counterarguments to employers’ claims that the new policy is illegal or unconstitutional. The final rule is set to appear in the April 1 Federal Register and will take effect 60 days later, on May 31. Publication...

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