This seminar is designed for safety directors, human resource professionals, attorneys, occupational health nurses, business owners and managers, facilities managers, contractors, engineers and rehabilitation professionals.
This seminar is designed to offer business people and safety and health professionals up-to-date information on the latest OSHA regulations and substantive developments.
Learn what to expect from an OSHA inspection, what and how records should be handled. You will also learn about the education and training requirements that are needed for employees.
The faculty will offer their unique perspectives on these issues, with an eye toward providing seminar attendees with useful information and practical advice on OSHA matters. Learn how to manage the complex area of occupational safety and health.
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
I. New Recordkeeping Regulation
C. Recordkeeping Forms
D. Recordkeeping Requirements
E. Recordkeeping Citations
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
II. The Inspection
A. Types Of Inspections
B. Managing An Inspection
1. Importance Of The Probable Cause Requirement
2. How To Control The Inspection
3. Guidelines For The Walk Around
4. Meeting With Compliance Officer After The Walkaround
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
III. How To Deal With The Citation And
Notification Of Penalty
A. Fifteen Working Days Following Receipt To Contest
B. What Is The Notice Of Contest
1. Avoids Guilty Plea
2. Puts Into Issue
3. How A Citation Is Contested
C. The Informal Conference
1. Occurs Within The 15 Working Day Period To Contest Citation
2. Area Director Authorized To Adjust Citation And Enter Settlement Agreement
3. Establish Presence With Area Office
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
IV. To Contest Or Not Contest
A. Reasons To Contest
B. Invalid Reasons For Contesting, Or Not Contesting Citations
C. Difference Between Informal Settlement And Contesting Citation
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
V. How To Prepare For An Inspection –
A. Banish The Concept Of “Workplace Accident”
B. Prepare An Effective Training Schedule And Adhere To It
1. Supervisors And Managers
C. Review The OSHA 300 Regularly
1. Analyze Injuries/Illnesses: Who, What, Where, When, Why
2. Scrutinize For Re-Occurrence
D. Search The OSHA Web Site For Inspection Statistics
1. Run Establishment Search For Your Company
2. Perform An Establishment Search Of Your Competitors In The Same Area Office Jurisdiction
E. Search Your SIC Code For Most Frequently Cited Standards
1. Reveals What OSHA Inspector May Be Looking For
2. Allows You To Evaluate Your Work Place For Compliance
F. “Problem Standards”
1. Cost Benefit Analysis Of Cost Of Compliance v. Alternative
2. Examples Of “High Overhead” Standards
G. Hoists And Below The Hook Lifting Devices
1. Crane Standard
2. General Duty Clause
3. ANSI/ASME Standards
H. Become A Compliance Officer For A Week
1. Download And Print A Copy Of The Field Operations Manual
2. Perform A Desk Audit Of Written Programs
I. Walk Around The Work Place
1. Risk Manager
2. Association Assistance
J. Keep Records Of Corrective Actions Taken
K. Have An Inspection Contingency Plan
L. “Must Do” Items
1. Mandatory Written Programs
2. Written Safety And Health Program
3. Voluntary Ergonomics Program
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Employee Rights And Employee
A. Access To Medical Records And HIPAA
B. MSD Sheets
C. Safety Committee
D. Ergonomics Program