EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

APPEALS BOARD

Summary of Environmental Engineering Technology - Denial of Petition for Reconsideration

A hearing was scheduled for March 9, 2001. Employer's industrial hygienist consultant resigned from the case on March 6, 2001. Employer did not move for a continuance or appear for the hearing. The Board sent a notice of intent to dismiss the appeal to Employer. Employer did not respond. The Board dismissed the appeal. Employer petitioned for reconsideration but the petition did not explain why Employer did not appear at the hearing or assert any of the Labor Code section 6617 grounds and the petition was not verified or accompanied by a proof of service on the Division. Reconsideration of the dismissal order was denied.

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY 00-2305
July 3, 2002