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O.S.H.A. May Not Work in "Imminent Danger" Cases
James C. Oldham
American Bar Association Journal
Vol. 60, No. 6 (June, 1974), pp. 690-692
Published by: American Bar Association
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25726771
Page Count: 3
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Congress intended that the Occupational Safety and Health Act provide a speedy remedy to employees in cases of "imminent danger." But through a legislative quirk the remedy turned out to be a writ of mandamus, which is anything but speedy. The act needs amendment or a judicial remolding to accomplish its purpose.
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