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Duty Clause

6 Podcast Episodes

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September 2020 OSHA 30/30: OSHA Issues First COVID-19 Citation Under General Duty Clause

OSHA 30/30 with Manesh Rath

September 2020 OSHA 30/30: OSHA Issues First COVID-19 Citation Under General Duty Clause by Keller and Heckman LLP

39mins

24 Sep 2020

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21. The Elements OSHA Must Prove for a General Duty Clause Violation

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OSHA’s use of the general duty clause can be subjective. It requires employers to provide each employee with a workplace that’s free from recognized hazards that cause or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm. For OSHA to prove such a condition exists, there are four elements they must establish for a successful citation. This podcast will cover these elements.

6mins

11 Feb 2020

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20. General Duty Clause – OSHA’s most comprehensive standard

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Did you know OSHA can issue a citation for any serious hazard, even if it isn’t covered by a specific OSHA standard? OSHA can even require training in circumstances where OSHA doesn’t even have a training standard. This podcast will cover OSHA’s general duty clause – its most comprehensive standard covering workplace safety.

7mins

4 Feb 2020

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Recent Commission Decision: Heat Stress Hazard and Abatement Under the General Duty Clause

OSHA 30/30 with Manesh Rath

In this program, we will discuss:- Background on occupational heat stress and the general duty clause- Review of the case's factual context and the ALJ decision-Analysis of the Commission's decision- Discussion: How should heat stress be regulated?- What employers should do

36mins

24 Apr 2019

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Recent Commission Decision Addresses Workplace Violence Using General Duty Clause

OSHA 30/30 with Manesh Rath

In this program, we discuss:- Background on the General Duty Clause- Discussion of the case's factual context and ALJ decision- Analysis of the Court's decision and its precedential impact- Comparison: General Duty Clause versus a Workplace Violence Standard- What employers should do

34mins

20 Mar 2019

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Proving "Reasonable Diligence" Under the General Duty Clause - August 2017

OSHA 30/30 with Manesh Rath

In this program, we will discuss:Background on the General Duty Clause Prima facie elements of a General Duty Clause violationExplanation of reasonable diligence requirementsFacts in recent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission caseOSHRC decision and implications for employersWhat employers should do

28mins

23 Aug 2017