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OSHA’s Inspector Manual: Top Tool for Keeping Compliant


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

OSHA's Field Operations Manual was developed for inspectors on conducting inspections, enforcing standards and determining violations. It's also an invaluable tool for employers, providing an inside look to OSHA's enforcement agenda. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to learn:

  • What the manual tells inspectors to look for
  • What you need to know about OSHA's General Duty Clause
  • Your rights in giving interviews to OSHA and producing documents
  • How inspectors choose the companies they targeting - is it you?

Program Highlights

  • OSHA's Inspectors' Manual: Understanding Their Key Policies

    • OSHA's approach to different types of inspections
    • Why OSHA won't reveal potential criminal liability during investigations
    • How OSHA really determines "willful," "repeat" and "serious" violations
    • What You Need to Know About the Inspection Process

      • When compliance officers are to begin walkaround inspections
      • When inspectors should show you their credentials
      • How OSHA determines the penalty amount for each violation type
    • What Triggers Violations and Penalties?

      • Defining formal and non-formal complaints and referrals
      • Does a recordkeeping complaint warrant an inspection?
      • What are the final order dates for repeat violations?
      • When the penalty reduction factor shall apply
    • Live Question & Answer Session: Ger expert answers to your specific questions!

About The Speaker

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CSMP is a nationally recognized authority on Occupational Safety and Health law. She represents employers in OSHA and MSHA litigation and provides training and safety consultation.

  • Ms. Abrams is a frequent author on safety, health and legal compliance issues, including writing columns in "Aggregates Manager" and "Pallet" Central" magazines, articles in "Professional Safety" and "Compliance," writing for ASSE publications and co-authoring several books including the widely reviewed "Construction Safety Management and Engineering".
  • Ms. Abrams is a regular presenter at prestigious safety conferences like the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), where she specializes in providing real-world solutions to real-world problems.

Program Benefits

This 60-minute program will explain the valuable information for employers contained in the OSHA Field Operations Manual, and walk you through what you need to know to deal with OSHA on a level playing field.