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Re: 5 Most Important Questions to Ask OSHA

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From: Lechner, Wendy (
Date: Tue Sep 08 1998 - 13:10:53 CDT

Great idea! This is one of the questions we get from our smaller
members on a somewhat regular basis.

How do small companies best challenge a citation that they believe is
incorrect or unfair? Primarily, we've gotten questions relating to
companies who believe that they have followed OSHA guidelines, but who
are told they either misinterpreted what they were required to do or
didn't go far enough to meet what an inspector considered to be full

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wayne Pferdehirt []
> Sent: Friday, September 04, 1998 6:32 PM
> To:
> Subject: 5 Most Important Questions to Ask OSHA
> Here's the chance for you to get an answer to that question you
> always wanted to ask of OSHA!
> OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has recently
> agreed to provide answers via PNEAC to the five most important
> questions that printers want to ask. Just one hitch ... we need you
> help in defining the top five questions.
> So ... reply to this message with a note listing the occupational
> health and safety questions (as opposed to strictly environmental
> questions) you would like to pose to OSHA for a hopefully
> straightforward, plain-language answer from OSHA. After receiving
> your suggestions, PNEAC will compile the results, will post the final
> questions to the listserv, and will then post the answers as soon as
> they are received from OSHA. No names of companies or individuals
> will be used when questions are forwarded.
> Thanks to Lynn Vendinello, manager of EPA's Compliance Assistance
> Centers Program, for arranging this offer of assistance from OSHA.
> Now, what's that question you've been dying to ask? We need to
> provide the questions to OSHA no later that September 16, 1998, so
> please respond as quickly as possible!
> -Wayne
> **********************************************************
> Wayne P. Pferdehirt, P.E., AICP
> U. of Wis., Solid & Hazardous Waste Education Center
> 610 Langdon Street, Room 532, Madison, WI 53703-1195
> Phone: 608/265-2361 Fax: 608/262-6250
> **********************************************************

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