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May 6, 1991
MEMORANDUM FOR: ALL REGIONAL ADMINISTRATORS FROM: PATRICIA K. CLARK, DIRECTOR DIRECTORATE OF COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS SUBJECT: Favorable Decision in National Engineering & Contracting Co. and Meroe Contracting and Supply v. OSHA, 6th Cir. No. 90-3080On March 25, 1991, the Sixth Circuit issued a decision favorable to the Secretary in the above referenced case. This decision is significant because it approves OSHA's third-party-consent inspection practice and reaffirms that employers must comply with OSHA regulations even if they believe non-compliance is safe.
A copy of the decision has been enclosed for your review.
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