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Old December 17th, 2015, 10:53 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by GaryS View Post
when I asked about it I was quickly informed that the site was owned by a company in the UK and US standards and rules didn't apply here. they worked under UK rules.
This sounds really suspicious to me. I am quite sure OSHA would heartily disagree with this. If it's on US soil, I would think US standards apply. I mean, it doesn't even make sense. The whole point of all these rules and regulations is to protect the safety of US workers and to lessen the need for public safety and rescue services. I assume these were all US workers and I'm sure if they building caught on fire they'd call the local American fire department. To simply say "US standards don't apply" sounds like an owner who doesn't want to face reality.
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