Assignment #4 â€“ R. Williams Construction Co. v. OSHRC
â€¢ Read the R. Williams Construction Co. v. OSHRC case. You are to write a 3-4 page
report that answers the following questions:
1. What was the legal issue in this case?
2. Explain what the employer did or failed to do that violated the OSH Act.
3. Explain why it was â€œunavailing for Williams to argue that employees must take
greater care to avoid placing themselves in harmâ€™s way.â€
4. Explain what role, if any, employeesâ€™ actions should have in determining liability
under the OSH Act.
The format of the report is to be as follows:
o Typed, double spaced, Times New Roman font (size 12), one inch margins on all
sides, APA format.
o Type the question followed by your answer to the question.
o In addition to the 3-4 pages required, a title page is to be included. The title page
is to contain the title of the assignment, your name, the instructorâ€™s name, the
course title, and the date.