Tax Aspects of OSHA Costs

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) provided new standards and set new requirements for employers throughout the country, designed to provide safer working conditions for employees. OSHA’s general duty clause, … Read More

Occupational Safety and Health Inspections

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) provides for vigilant enforcement procedures in order to effectuate the broad purpose of the Act. To this end, Congress deemed it necessary “for government … Read More

A Legislative History of OSHA

As a member of the House Education and Labor Committee and its Select Subcommittee on Labor, which considered and reported out House Report 16785; as one of the conferees who took the Steiger … Read More

Foreword

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA)’ has been described by Senator Harrison Williams, Jr., coauthor of the Act, as “the most significant piece of legislation facing the … Read More

Constitutional Challenges

Certain structural aspects of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA)’ suggest procedural deficiencies which are suspect constitutionally and which indeed may be open to successful constitutional challenge. … Read More