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Managers Guide to Workplace Safety and OSHA Compliance

OnDemand Webinar (98 minutes)

Gain an understanding of the most common pitfalls when managing OSHA interactions.OSHA enforcement has changed in recent years but has not declined, and there are new issues to contend with - from the aftermath of a severe injury report under the revised rules to how to deal with OSHA's use of drones. This information will provide guidance on the most common pitfalls when managing OSHA interactions arising from incident investigations, employee hazard or whistle-blower complaints, or programmed inspections. The material also reviews emerging topics including the latest National Emphasis Programs on silica and amputations, and the use of employer injury data through the relaunched Site-Specific Targeting Program.

Authors

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP, Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C.

Agenda

OSHA Overview

• Powers

• Standards, Regulations and the General Duty Clause

• Employer Responsibilities

Types of OSHA Inspections

• Programmed

• Unprogrammed

Inspection Triggers

• Severe Injury Reports

• Employee Complaints (Hazard and Whistle-Blower)

Types of Citations and Penalties

Hot Button Issues

• Most Cited Standards

• National Emphasis Programs

• Severe Violator Enforcement Program

• Unique State Plan Considerations

• Multiemployer Worksites and Temporary Worker Safety

Best Practices for Inspection Management

• Routine Inspections

• Incident-Triggered

• Interviews, Document Requests and Subpoenas

• Addressing Criminal Exposure