What Administrative Body May Impose Remedies For A Violation Of The Federal Occupational Safety And Health Act?

The Occupational Safety Administration of the Department of Labor administers OSHA. Through the Secretary of Labor, the Administration has the power to investigate, inspect, issue citations and impose penalties. Offenders can be subject to civil and criminal penalties. OSHA inspections are to be conducted during working time, or at other reasonable times, and in a reasonable manner. Inspections are subject to the search and seizure safeguards of the Fourth Amendment.

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