Is OSHA authorized to set temporary standards, and if so, what might they include?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 1:59 am ad1c9bdddf
Yes, OSHA is authorized to set temporary standards. When they set these standards, they can take place immediately and are in effect until a permanent OSHA standard suspends it. This happens when OSHA determines if workers are in an immediate danger to be exposed to toxic chemicals and/or if they will be physically harmed or have ...
A discussion as to why and when OSHA is authorized to set temporary standards and when they do, under what circumstances and what can and should be included.