EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
APPEALS BOARD

Summary of Food Town (IGA) - DAR


Employer established that it did initiate its appeal within the 15-day statutory filing period despite the fact that the written appeal was not timely filed. Employer called the Appeals Board office and went to the Division office for the purpose if initiating its appeal within the 15-day filing period, but failed to file any written appeal documents until a later date. Because Employer took prompt and timely steps to initiate its appeal, the appeal is deemed timely.

FOOD TOWN (IGA), J. GILL INTERNATIONAL, INC. 98-R2D1-9312 THROUGH 9314

June 9, 1999