• So You Think OSHA Doesn't Apply? ... Here Are Four Ways It Does
  • November 19, 2013 | Author: Jane H. Heidingsfelder
  • Law Firm: Jones Walker LLP - New Orleans Office
  • Many employers, especially white collar and non-industrial employers, think they are exempt from the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act ("OSH Act") due to the nature of their businesses. However, the jurisdiction of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration ("OSHA"), which enforces the OSH Act, is broad and over-arching. All employers are covered. The following are just some examples of programs or policies that OSHA requires every employer to have in place regardless of the nature of its business.