This session will explain why you are targeted for an inspection, when you need to report an injury or illness, how to prepare for an inspection, how to deal with the OSHA Compliance Officer during an inspection, and your options if you receive a Citation.
Why you should Attend
Many employers are unfamiliar with the OSHA inspection and Citation process and therefore end up with worse results than those who are prepared.
Being prepared for an OSHA inspection will increase the likelihood of either avoiding an OSHA Citation altogether or minimizing the extent of the citations and penalties.
Areas Covered in the Session
- What prompts an OSHA inspection
- When do you have to report to OSHA an injury or illness?
- The "rules" to follow during an inspection
- Document requests
- Employer/manager interviews
- Handling an Informal Conference
- The decision of whether to contest the citation
Who Will Benefit
- Safety Managers
- Facility Managers
- Risk Managers
- HR Managers
- In-house Attorneys
- Business Owners
William (Bill) Principe is OSHA Practice Group Co-Chair in Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP. He focuses his practice on occupational safety and healthy regulatory issues. He works with companies on compliance with both federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and state safety and health regulations.
Before joining Constangy, Bill was an attorney with the occupational safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, D.C.
His Honors & Recognitions includes best Lawyers in America (2017-2018) & Chambers USA Guide.