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When is Non-Compliance with OSHA valid?

Under what circumstances can an employer's non-compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations not result in a violation? (250 words)

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There would be very rare exceptions to a valid argument for non-compliance. OSHA rules and regulations are specifically designed to protect the safety of workers. By protecting workers through implementing OSHA legislation, worker accidents have declined. By continuing their vigilant enforcement in the area of worker safety, employers are held accountable for ensuring the health and safety of their workers to the ...

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This solution explains the situation when an employer would not be held liable for violating OSHA regulations. A comprehensive example is also included.

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