HRM 510 “Business Employment Law”
Written Assignment- “R. Williams Construction Co. v. OSHRC”
Read the R. Williams Construction Co v. OSHRC case. You are to 3-4 page report that answers the following questions:
1.) What was the legal issue in this case?
2.) Explain what the employer did or failed to do that violated the OSH Act.
3.) Explain why it was “unavailing” for Williams to argue that employees must take greater care to avoid placing themselves in harm’s way.”
4.) Explain what role, if any, employees’ actions should have in determining liability under the OSH Act.