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Occupational Safety and Health Law, 2020 ed. focuses on general legal doctrine and practical considerations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the enactment of OSHA, and its standards and rules are more important now than ever. This handbook covers the scope of the act, duties under the act, enforcement, adjudication, and OSHA-related litigation. You will find discussions on: Laws and regulations Enforcement standards Duties and rights of employers and employees Defenses Prehearing and hearing procedures Appellate review Appendixes include: Glossary of abbreviations and acronyms Statutes Act sections of the United States Code Conversion Table Text of the 1970 OSHA Commission procedural rules Freedom of Information Act regulations Rules implementing the Equal Access to Justice Act