fail to reach an informal settlement agreement with the area director. You file
a Notice to Contest within the required 15day period. Your case is assigned to
an administrative law judge (ALJ). Prepare a document summarizing the case you
will submit to the ALJ. The document should, at a minimum, discuss the
citations and penalties you would contest,
reasoning behind each contested citation and/or penalty,
you would bring to the hearing,
you would use at the hearing,
the case before the ALJ differs from the informal conference,
information will be presented before the ALJ that was not presented in the
information you would request from OSHA as part of discovery.
must support your actions with reliable sources. Your grade will be based on
your ability to present a case to your professor, serving as the ALJ, to reduce
or vacate either the severity of some citations or the amount of some
penalties. If you simply state that you accept the citations and penalties as
written, you will receive a minimal score on the assignment.
response must be a minimum of two pages in length, using at least one reference.
All sources must be cited in the text and on the reference page, using APA