Regulatory Updates – ACMA Insider – February 9, 2023

Ashley Howe Insider

OSHA “Sharpens Tools” for Workplace Enforcement 

OSHA appears poised to step up its investigation and enforcement activity against employers in the coming months, according to a January 30 analysis by the law firm Morgan Lewis. The agency looks to increase the use of subpoenas to obtain employer records and to issue instance-by-instance citations for what might be considered “egregious” violations including respiratory protection. Employers should obtain legal counsel as early as possible for any OSHA investigation, according to the firm.