4/9/2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration can no longer cite employers for record-keeping events that happened as long as five years ago, according to the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Instead, the time limit is six months, the judges ruled. However, if violations are ongoing, "OSHA may be able to toll the statute of limitations on a continuing violations theory since the dangers created by the violations persist," wrote one of the judges.

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