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The top workplace law attorneys at Fisher Phillips, along with their clients and partners, will discuss liability and compliance issues related to workplace safety and health issues. Speakers also will touch on some of the hot topics facing employers, providing guidance about briefing the boardroom about EHS issues and what could place corporate executives and safety professionals at risk for prosecution where workplace safety and health is concerned.
To ensure that the best leadership safety practices are followed on your projects, Attend the 2016 Safety Leadership Conference, scheduled for Sept. 19-21 in Pittsburgh, Pa., to hear from other safety professionals on the core elements found in all world-class safety programs around the US.
Briefing the Boardroom — How to Respond to the C-Suite
Examine how the safety professional can identify the questions that the CEO's, Presidents and Board of Directors should be asking regarding their duties regarding fiduciary and regulatory/compliance and how the safety professional can provide the answers to those questions.
Criminal Prosecution of Corporate Executives and Safety Professionals: Are You at Risk?
This presentation will address the federal government’s new initiative to increase the number of criminal charges in cases involving worker safety and endangerment, the types of conduct that could trigger a criminal investigation under the OSH Act, and actions that companies, company executives and safety professionals can take to lessen the chance of individual civil and criminal liability.
How Single Safety Professionals Handle the Challenges of their Company's Safety Programs
This session will address the various challenges the sole safety professional faces (e.g., feeling isolated, keeping up with safety trends while managing day-to-day tasks, possible burnout, etc.) and will offer tips and strategies to manage these challenges to ensure a successful safety program.
Pushing Back When OSHA's Unreasonable
This interactive and comprehensive presentation offers attendees an in-depth, practical examination of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Attendees will be provided a step-by-step and "real-world" discussion of the legal process implicated when OSHA arrives for an inspection, how to define the scope of the inspection, and how to push back when OSHA is being unreasonable.
Protect Your Company: OSHA’s Expansion of Whistleblower and Reporting Liability Against Employers
This panel discussion will focus on OSHA’s recent emphasis on Whistleblower protections under the OSH Act and other federal statutes, and OSHA’s Whistleblower Directorate’s enforcement of these statutes, including OSHA’s new Whistleblower Investigations Manual. This panel will also explore the anti-retaliation provisions of the new OSHA Recordkeeping Regulation that requires a reasonable procedure for employees to report injuries and illnesses that shall not deter or discourage employees from reporting.
Employee Violation of Safety Rules and Its Impact on Workers' Compensation Benefits
This presentation will overview the impact of violations of safety rules/standards on worker’ compensation benefits.
Who Should Attend?
Executives and Safety Professionals who are dedicated to improving their operations, including but not limited to safety and operational progress in the construction industry.
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