2021 OSHA Policies and Audits: Mitigating Risks, Increased Enforcement, General Duty Clause Citations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will advise employment counsel on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) current focus and the enforcement actions and increased audits under the Biden administration. The panel will discuss the National Emphasis Program (NEP) programs to protect employees in high COVID-hazard industries from highly contagious diseases and from retaliation for raising safety health concerns with employers.
- Types of workplaces covered
- Standards established by OSHA
- All COVID-19 safety and health procedures
- Consequences of increased onsite inspections
- General duty clause citations
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What types of employers are targeted by the NEP, and what should these employers expect?
- How can employers ensure worksites are complying with all of OSHA's COVID-19 safety and health procedures?
- As OSHA increases onsite inspections, what should employers expect?
- How should employers respond to general duty clause citations?
David E. Dubberly
Mr. Dubberly chairs the firm’s Employment and Labor Law Group. In a career of over three decades, he has built a... | Read More
Mr. Dubberly chairs the firm’s Employment and Labor Law Group. In a career of over three decades, he has built a strong track record rooted in determination and ingenuity and has become a go-to attorney for companies seeking legal counsel in compliance matters, defense of government investigations, litigation, and mediation and arbitration. Mr. Dubberly is well-versed in matters involving trade secrets; noncompete agreements; whistleblowers; Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigations; discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; wage and hour disputes; and employment, severance, and other related agreements, among others.Close
A. Scott Hecker
Mr. Hecker has advised clients and litigated on their behalf under numerous federal labor laws, including the... | Read More
Mr. Hecker has advised clients and litigated on their behalf under numerous federal labor laws, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act, Mine Safety and Health Act, Black Lung Benefits Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, and Service Contract Act. His personal experience with a breadth of substantive areas situates him to provide keen advice at the intersection of cross-cutting legal issues. Mr. Hecker’s experience working for the U.S. Department of Labor, spanning trial and appellate litigation, rulemaking, client advice, and agency strategic planning, gives him a uniquely holistic perspective on the workings of the federal government. He is a frequent author and lecturer on employment law issues.Close