Case Study: Metro-North Duty To Protect Its Employees

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Metro-North Duty to Protect its Employees The end of 1970 the identification of asbestos on a person’s health was confirmed by the OSH Act (Markowitz, & Rosner, 2016). Companies, as well as building owners, are required to understand any building structure erected before the 1980’s (Hetzner, Heid, & Gruber, 2015). The owner of a commercial building should notify any business renting their building that there is an asbestos risk or if the building tested positive for asbestos. On the other hand, a company cannot presume that asbestos is not present in the construction materials even if the facility owner does not notify them. Since it was established in 1970 that companies must treat thermal system insulation, vinyl flooring, and …show more content…
Codes of conduct, safety standards, and Federal rules are formal policies, procedures, and enforcement mechanisms (Michaelson, 2016). Management is turning a blind eye when the knowledge that specific rules and procedures are not being followed due to lack of staff, employee turnover and effect on profits spell out the poor moral and ethical expectations of the organization. When a company’s key part of organizational codes of conduct is critical to the safety of their employees are not only written ethics codes but ones that are not enforced. Ethics codes need to support the safety codes and as well as support the norms and beliefs of an organization (Michaelson, 2016). Leslie 's Poolmart norms and beliefs are proposed, discussed, and defined by Federal agencies and the senior executives in the firm. Unfortunately, process, procedures, and rules that are executed, then disseminate throughout the company to save …show more content…
Violating federal standards about workplace safety, set out in Hazmat and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations would shut down many stores (Haling, 2015). An injured employee will have an easy time proving their case if they were ever injured. All an employee needs to show that the law in question is in violation, and the worker 's injuries are due to the company relying heavily on the profit of the store 's verse following required federal legislation and

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