This program will examine the most frequent causes of injuries and best practices to eliminate them. It will also look at the top 20 "low hanging fruit" safety violations that OSHA is looking to cite employers and hit them with large penalties.
Why you should Attend
Injuries and illnesses in the workplace are costing businesses billions of dollars and at the same time loss of productivity and profits.
Areas Covered in the Session
- Identify how a safety system can increase sustainability, leadership and growth
- Increase your return on investment by reducing workers' comp and healthcare costs
- Generate competitive advantages while protecting your company's brand and reputation
Who Will Benefit
- Safety Directors
- Safety Professionals
- HR Directors and Managers
- Production Managers
- Workers Comp Managers
- Safety Committee members Maintenance Department Managers
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr. is a partner in the Atlanta office of Fisher & Phillips LLP. Ed also serves as President of Fisher Phillips Safety Solutions LLC. Prior to joining Fisher & Phillips, Ed was the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. Named by President George W. Bush to head OSHA, Ed served in that capacity from April 2006 to November 2008.
During his tenure at OSHA, workplace injury, illness, and fatality rates dropped to their lowest levels in recorded history. For more than 30 years, Ed has worked in the labor and employment area, focusing on occupational safety and health issues. He also served on the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, DC, chairing the Commission from March 1990 to February 1994.
Ed has been named one of the "50 Most Influential EHS Leaders" by EHS Today magazine for several years and named one of the "50 Most Influential EHS Leaders" in the United States by Occupational Hazards magazine. He is recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on occupational safety and health issues.