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, along with 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.
Topics to be addressed include:
• Commonly Cited Citations And Key OSHA Standards
• Developing An Effective Health And Safety Program
• Violence In The Workplace
• Recordkeeping Rules And Forms
• The OSHA Inspection Process
• OSHA Administrative And Litigation Procedures
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
I. Overview Of OSHA
A. Enforcement In West Virginia
B. Rulemaking And Standards
9:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Commonly Cited Citations And Key
A. Noise And Hearing Conservation
B. Hazard Communications And MSDS
C. Training Employees
D. Respiratory Program
E. Fall Protection
G. Personal Protective Equipment
H. Trench And Excavations
K. Blood Borne Pathogens
L. General Duty Clause
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
III. Developing An Effective Health And
A. Written Program
B. Management Commitment
C. Getting Employees Involved
D. Safety Committees
11:15 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
IV. Problems Arising From Multiple
A. Role Of Contractors And OSHA Enforcement
B. Indemnification Provisions
11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
V. Violence In The Workplace
A. OSHA Guidelines
B. Workers’ Compensation Coverage
C. Liability To Others
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
VI. Recordkeeping Rules And Forms
A. OSHA 300 Log – What Must Be Recorded
B. OSHA 300-A Forms – Annual Summary
C. OSHA 301 Injury And Illness Incident Reports
D. Determining Work-Relatedness
E. Calculating Days Away From Work
F. Restricted Duty
G. First-Aid Exclusion
H. Notification Of Fatalities And Multiple Hospitalizations
I. Multiple Worksites
J. Computerized Records Retrieval
K. Comparison Of New OSHA Rules With Previous Rule
L. Recording Musculoskeletal Disorders And Ergonomic Injuries
M. Needlestick Injuries
N. Privacy Concern Cases
O. Employee And Employee’s Representative’s Access To Records
P. Posting Requirements
Q. Retention And Maintenance Of Records
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
VII. The OSHA Inspection Process
A. Preparing For The Inspection
B. Records Examined During Inspection
C. Managing The Walkaround
D. The Closing Conference
E. Citations – Willful, Serious, And Repeat Violations
G. Contesting Citations
3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
VIII. OSHA Interviews – Employees’ And
A. Practices Regarding Private Interviews
B. Employees’ Rights To Talk Or Not To Talk
C. How Employers Should Handle Interviews
D. Issues Regarding Supervisors
3:50 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IX. OSHA Administrative And Litigation
A. Strategies Regarding Types Of Citations
B. Criminal Prosecution And Related Issues
C. Abatement Letter
D. Informal Settlement Conference
E. Notice Of Contest
F. Defenses To Citations
G. Settlement Issues