March 18, 1991
MEMORANDUM FOR: R. DAVIS LAYNE
FROM: PATRICIA K. CLARK, DIRECTOR
DIRECTORATE OF COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS
SUBJECT: Favorable Review Commission Decision Sec. v. Penrod's
Palace, OSHRC Docket No. 88-1078
The Review Commission in their January 15th ruling, affirmed the willful
violation against Penrod's Palace. Penrod's challenged Judge Brady's
issuance of a default judgment against them for their failure to respond to
the Secretary's complaint. The Commission found that the judge did not err
in dismissing Penrod's Notice of Contest.
This memorandum is being forwarded in an effort to keep the field appraised
of the Review Commission's actions.
A copy of the Review Commission's decision is available from the Office of
General Industry Compliance Assistance, Safety Guidance Development section
by telephoning Don Kallstrom on FTS 523-8031.