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  • October 2
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

OSHA 101

October 2

Understand how OSHA goes about its mission and how to prepare for and manage OSHA inspections.

Many employers do not understand how OSHA sets and enforces workplace safety and health regulations. As a result, they do not realize what is expected of them, nor are they adequately prepared when OSHA shows up at their door to conduct an inspection. To make matters worse, these employers also do not understand how to conduct themselves during an inspection thus increasing the likelihood of citations. Then, when citations do issue, these employers lack awareness of the options available to them to protect themselves from larger and more problematic citations in the future. This topic helps the persons responsible for workplace safety and health compliance understand how OSHA, the federal agency responsible for enforcing such laws, goes about its mission, the roles played by other agencies and how OSHA uses extrajudicial tools like the Severe Violator Enforcement Program to publicly shame employers. The material also explains how to prepare for and manage OSHA inspections, as well as the strategies one can employ to obtain a more favorable outcome if citations are received. Failing to prepare for inspections, means preparing to experience the consequences that can ruin a business. With OSHA and state OSH agencies ramping up inspection during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no better time to understand how these agencies work and what you need to know when interacting with them.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe the role of OSHA and other agencies in enforcing workplace safety and health regulations.
  • You will be able to recognize the options available to employers after they have been cited by OSHA.
  • You will be able to explain the rights every employer has during an OSHA inspection and how they can assert them to increase the chances of a more favorable outcome.
  • You will be able to recognize the essential elements of a COVID-19 exposure control plan and identify how OSHA is enforcing its expectations during this pandemic.

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Agenda

OSHA, the OSH Act and Other Relevant Agencies
  • How Does OSHA Police Workplace Safety and Health?
  • What Other State and Federal Agencies Do Employers Need to Know About?
  • What Is SVEP and How Does OSHA Shame Employers?
Preparing for, Managing and Responding to OSHA Inspections
  • What Should Employers Do to Prepare for an OSHA Inspection?
  • What Rights Do Employers Have During an Inspection and How Should They Assert Them?
  • What Options Does an Employer After Receiving an OSHA Citation?
Enforcement Then and Now (During a Pandemic)
  • What Does OSHA Expect Employers to Do to Protect Employees From COVID-19?
  • Is OSHA Still Conducting Inspections of Traditional Workplace Hazards and, If so, How?
  • Enforcement Discretion - Is OSHA Allowing Employers to Delay Compliance With Certain Standards?
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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
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  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Management Services 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Management Services for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for safety directors, workers' compensation administrators, human resource managers, business owners and managers, claims and insurance professionals, controllers, bookkeepers, and attorneys.

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Faculty

Aaron R. Gelb

Aaron R. Gelb

Conn Maciel Carey LLP

  • Partner in Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s Chicago office
  • Member of the firm’s OSHA and employment practice groups
  • Devotes a significant part of his practice to workplace safety and health matters, preparing for and attending worksite inspections, assessing and negotiating the settlement of federal OSHA and state plan agency citations, in addition to litigating contested citations before the federal Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, or the applicable forum in state plan states
  • Counsels employers regarding a variety of labor and employment issues, including but not limited to equal employment opportunity, discipline and discharge, handbook and/or policy development/revision, disability accommodations and FMLA compliance
  • Selected by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Employment Law Management in 2017 and 2018
  • J.D. degree, University of Texas School of Law; B.A. degree, University of Chicago
  • Can be contacted at 312-868-0294 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 407988
Published 2020
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