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Epstein Becker Green to Hold OSHA Briefing For Employers Across Industries ... May 28 ... New York, NY ... May 29 ... Stamford, CT

Date Posted: April 15, 2014

OSHA Inspections – Are You Next? Are You Ready?

An OSHA Briefing for Employers Across All Industries

Two Convenient Locations:

New York, NY

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Cornell Club

6 East 44th Street

New York, NY 10017



Stamford, CT

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Hilton Stamford Hotel

One First Stamford Place

Stamford, CT 06902


8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Breakfast Buffet will be provided

To register for either session, please click here.

OSHA has increased enforcement to levels never seen before, from huge increases in the numbers of inspections and citations characterized as "willful" or "repeat" to more criminal referrals.

OSHA today is also engaging in more aggressive strategies during inspections, creating a minefield for employers across all industries.

The consequences of being caught unprepared for an OSHA inspection are more dire now than ever.

Event Description:

Eric J. Conn and Amanda Strainis-Walker, leaders of the national OSHA Practice Group at Epstein Becker Green, will provide an update on the current landscape of OSHA enforcement, review employers' and employees' rights during an OSHA inspection, provide detailed recommendations for actions employers can and should take now and during inspections, and discuss strategies to help ensure the best possible outcome from an unexpected visit by OSHA.

This interactive program is designed for those seeking to reduce costs, maintain operational efficiencies, and control union influence in workplace issues.

Topics to be covered include:

• OSHA's current philosophy of enhanced enforcement

• New enforcement programs, including enterprise-wide enforcement, the Severe Violator Enforcement Program, and a campaign of public shaming

• National, regional, and local emphasis inspection programs

• Steps employers should take before OSHA begins an inspection

• Employers' and employees' workplace inspection rights

• Stages of OSHA inspections, with tips to manage each stage


8:00 a.m. – Registration and breakfast buffet

8:30 a.m. – Today's OSHA – What Employers Need to Know

10:30 a.m. – Break

10:45 a.m. – Preparing for and Managing an OSHA Inspection

12:00 p.m. – Briefing wrap-up and networking

Who Should Attend:

Chief Executive Officers

In-house Counsel

Chief Operating Officers

Plant, Environmental, or HR Managers

Safety Managers

Briefing Registration:

Registration Fee: $25

To RSVP, please click here.

For additional information, please contact Kiirsten Lederer at or 212/351-4668.

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