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What Are Employers’ Rights During OSHA Inspections?

By Eric J. Conn, Head of EBG’s national OSHA Practice Group I was recently asked an interesting question by an industry contact: “Employers often are told to know and exercise their rights during an OSHA inspection.  What exactly are employers’ rights during an OSHA inspection?” While it may not feel like it during an inspection,… Continue Reading

5 Issues OSHA Will Target over the Remainder of 2013

By Eric J. Conn, Head of the OSHA Practice Group at Epstein Becker Green An industry contact recently asked me what five issues I expected OSHA would be focusing its enforcement efforts on for the balance of this year.  Here was my response: 1.  Emergency Exits & Exit Routes – A couple of months ago, OSHA issued an enforcement memorandum directing… Continue Reading

In-Person OSHA Briefings in Philadelphia & Pittsburgh (Sept. 24th & 25th): Managing OSHA Inspections

Join Eric J. Conn and Amanda Strainis-Walker, attorneys from Epstein Becker & Green’s national OSHA Practice Group, for two in-person OSHA briefings on Tuesday, September 24th in Philadelphia, PA and Wednesday, September 25th in Pittsburgh, PA. The presentations will focus on why it’s important to and how best to prepare for and manage OSHA inspections.  Here is… Continue Reading

OSHA FAQ Series (FAQ #4: Establishing an OSHA Inspection Team)

Back in March, we answered five frequently asked questions related to OSHA inspections.  We received so much positive feedback from that post, and so many requests to address additional OSHA questions that we decided to launch a monthly series here on the OSHA Law Update blog with posts dedicated to your OSHA Frequently Asked Questions.  For each… Continue Reading

OSHA FAQ Series (FAQ #2: Unpreventable Employee Misconduct Defense)

Back in March of this year, we answered five frequently asked questions related to OSHA inspections.  We received positive feedback from that post along with several requests to address new OSHA-related questions.  Accordingly, we started a new, monthly OSHA FAQ series last month, with the first FAQ post addressing potential triggers for OSHA inspections. In this… Continue Reading

OSHA FAQ Series (FAQ #1: Inspection Triggers)

Back in March we answered five frequently asked questions related to OSHA inspections.  We received a lot of positive feedback about that post and several requests to address additional questions.  Following up on that feedback, we will be adding additional FAQ posts as a regular feature of the OSHA Law Update Blog.  In addition to the text… Continue Reading

OSHA Inspection FAQs – New Series

Got OSHA-Related Questions?  We Have the Answers! Coming soon to the OSHA Law Update blog is a regular series of “OSHA Inspection Frequently Asked Questions” posts.  This series is in direct response to the many inquiries we received from our popular post last year entitled: Managing an OSHA Inspection: Answers to 5 Frequently Asked Questions. The… Continue Reading

Managing an OSHA Inspection: Answers to 5 Frequently Asked Questions

By Eric J. Conn Below is a set of important questions that we are frequently asked by clients when OSHA unexpectedly shows up at their doorsteps.  These questions and many more are also addressed in our OSHA Inspection Checklist desk reference guide. *          *          *          *          *          *          *         … Continue Reading