2020 Second Quarter Chapter Newsletter
Posted: Jun 16, 2020
Posted: Jun 05, 2020
Dr. David Wilbanks at Murray State University is collecting input from front-line health and safety professionals to understand their initial challenges and successes in managing the Coronavirus-19 response.
The survey is:
To complete the survey, which takes about 5 minutes, please visit https://bit.ly/35xh0VS.
Posted: Apr 28, 2020
Thu, May 7, 2020 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM (EDT) Meeting information in Upcoming Events
Presenter: Travis Vance is a partner in the Fisher Phillips Charlotte office and co-chair of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group.
This interactive, engaging and comprehensive presentation walks attendees through an OSHA inspection and offers an in-depth, practical examination of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (the “Act”) and how it, and the Secretary of Labor’s right to enforce the Act, may potentially affect his or her business and its bottom line. Throughout the presentation, attendees will be provided practical, “real world” scenarios regarding an employer’s legal rights during an OSHA inspection, including references to many actual situations (e.g., photos, videos, factual circumstances) under which citations under the Act have been issued due to mistakes made during inspections. Importantly, attendees will learn the ramifications that may result from being cited for and accepting citations, including their impact on business costs, such as negatively affecting your safety record and ability to obtain new contracts from customers, increased workers’ compensation and general liability insurance premiums, and on other types of litigation, including workers’ compensation, third-party wrongful death, personal injury, and retaliation claims.
After the presentation, attendees will: