New 'Voluntary' OSHA PELs May Circumvent Current Rules

New 'Voluntary' OSHA PELs May Circumvent Current Rules

By publicizing its “voluntary” permissible exposure limits, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration can skip the administrative rulemaking process and substitute tort plaintiffs for OSHA regulators in enforcing lower PELs, say James Scadden and Samuel Jubelirer of Gordon & Rees LLP.

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