Nomination: Hearing Before the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session, on Frank R. Barnako, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, July 16, 1975

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Page 10 - Mr. Barnako. There is a request for an increase of three judges. Senator Schweiker. Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I just want to say that I am well acquainted with Frank
Page 5 - advice and consent of the Senate for staggered terms of 6 years each. The President also designates one of the members to serve as Chairman.
Page 5 - PURPOSE The Occupational Safety and Health Act is an effort to reduce the incidence of .personal injuries, illnesses, and deaths among working men and women in the United States which result from their employment. The Review Commission was created to insure just and equitable enforcement of those occupational health and safety standards which are contested by employers, employees, and representatives of employees. ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT There are three members of the Review Commission each of...
Page 5 - Commission's functions are strictly adjudicatory ; it is, however, more of a court system than a simple tribunal, for within the Review Commission there are two levels of adjudication. Initially, a hearing is held before a Review Commission Judge who will decide the case, subject, next, to discretionary review by the three members of the Review Commission upon the motion of any one of the three. The Occupational Safety and Health Act covers virtually every employer in the country. It requires each...

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