chapter  10
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Appeal Procedures
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The primary issue for most safety professionals who have received a citation and have not been able to resolve the issue at informal conference, if an informal conference is even pursued, is whether to appeal the citation to the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC). With the 15-working-day appeal deadline looming, a careful analysis of the facts, defenses, probabilities of success, impact of acceptance of the citation, and costs should be conducted in order to make this determination.