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Section Newsletter Articles on OSHA

What is OSHA looking for? By Michael R. Lied Labor and Employment Law, February 2012 A list of the most commonly cited OSHA violations from fiscal year 2011.
Criminal prosecution under the Occupational Safety and Health Act By MIchael R. Lied Labor and Employment Law, September 2009 Employers do not typically think about the possibility of criminal liability under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. However, Section 17(e) of the Act punishes any employer convicted of willfully violating any standard, rule, order or regulation prescribed pursuant to the Act, if that violation caused an employee’s death.