Contesting OSHA Citations Late

Contesting OSHA Citations Late

Upon receiving an OSHA citation from federal OSHA, an employer has 15 working days from receipt of the Citation and Notification of Penalty to file a written Notice of Contest. 29 U.S.C. § 659(a). But if an employer misses the 15-day window to file a Notice of...
Do I Need an OSHA Attorney?

Do I Need an OSHA Attorney?

If your company is involved in an OSHA inspection or received OSHA citations, you have probably asked yourself if you need an OSHA attorney. The short answer to that question is no, you don’t need an OSHA attorney—you can handle the inspection or the citations...
OSHA Fines Continue Increasing

OSHA Fines Continue Increasing

In 2015, the federal budget included a surprising provision requiring OSHA and other federal agencies to increase their fines on an annual basis based on fluctuations in the Consumer Price Index (roughly, inflation). The budget also required OSHA to “catch up” its...