BETHLEHEM STEEL CORPORATION
OSHRC Docket No. 76-2025
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
May 27, 1977
Before BARNAKO, Chairman; and CLEARY, Commissioner.
Baruch A. Fellner, Office of the Solicitor, USDOL
John M. Orban, Assoc. Regional Solicitor
Jack D. Shoffner, Labor Relations Division, Industrial Relations Dept., Bethlehem Steel Corporation, for the employer
Robert J. O'Connor, Chief Shop Steward, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, for the employees
This case is before the Commission pursuant to a sua sponte order for review. The parties have filed no objections to the Administrative Law Judge's decision, either by way of petitions for discretionary review or response to the order for review. Accordingly, there has been no appeal to the Commission, and no party has otherwise expressed dissatisfaction with the Administrative Law Judge's decision.
In these circumstances, the Commission declines to pass upon, modify or change the Judge's decision in the absence of compelling public interest. Abbott-Sommer, Inc., 3 BNA OSHC 2032, 1975-76 CCH OSHD para. 20,428 (No. 9507, 1976); Crane Co., 4 BNA OSHC 1015, 1975-76 CCH OSHD para. 20,508 (No. 3336, 1976); See also Keystone Roofing Co., Inc., v. O.S.H.R.C., 539 F.2d 960, 964 (3d Cir. 1976). [*2] The order for review in this case describes no compelling public interest issue.
The Judge's decision is accorded the significance of an unreviewed Judge's decision. Leone Constr. Co., 3 BNA OSHC 1979, 1975-76 CCH OSHD para. 20,387 (No. 4090, 1976).
It is ORDERED that the decision be affirmed.