HR is responsible for ensuring a safe workplace for all employees. Compliance with OSHA regulations is a critical obligation for employers and there are new requirements that have been added to HR’s oversight. Failure to adhere to OSHA regulations may result in significant fines and penalties. This training will provide an overview of the key OSHA standards that Human Resources Departments need to know, along with how to implement a systematic approach to discovering and fixing safety hazards.
Why you should Attend
Employers who provide exceptional safety and health programs can substantially limit the number of workplace injuries in their workforce.
Areas Covered in the Session
- Key OSHA-required training plans and policies
- How to respond when an OSHA inspector visits your organization
- An overview of record-keeping and reporting requirements
- The risk and penalties of non-compliance with OSHA standards
- Frequently Cited Standards
- Creative ways to increase employee safety engagement
Who Will Benefit
- HR Professionals
- HR Executives
- HR Business Partners
- HR Directors
- HR Generalists
Racquel L. Harris is a Business Strategist and Human Resources Consultant at R. L. Harris & Associates, LLC. Racquel has 25 years of Executive level experience in Human Resources and earned two certifications in Human Resources (PHR, and SHRM-CP) and certification in Risk Management (CRMC).
She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Indiana University. Racquel has a full and comprehensive understanding of how important training is to an organization. She has a high aptitude for strategic planning and execution which she implemented while she was President of the Michiana Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management. Under her leadership, the organization achieved the prestigious Chapter of the Year Award from the Indiana State Council of The Society for Human Resources Management. Racquel is an expert in Labor Relations, Federal and State employment laws, and strategically aligning human resources with organizational goals.
She has a demonstrated ability to use data and statistics to solve problems. Racquel is recognized in the community as a servant leader which has earned her numerous awards including the Martin Luther King Drum Major award presented by former Mayor Jeff Rea, The “40 under 40” recognition by the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce, The Seven Seals Award by the ESGR, and the Michiana Chapter Society for Human Resources Management 2010 Leader of the Year.