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Disciplining Unsafe Workers: Maintain OSHA Compliance & Increase Safety


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Unsafe behavior in the workplace requires intervention, but there are specific legal considerations when it comes to disciplining employees. Balancing the line between coaching employees to be safer and complying with all legal requirements, such as OSHA rules, calls for proven strategies. How can you use legally compliant methods to eliminate dangerous behavior in the workplace? Join us for this essential, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • Appropriate communication with unsafe employees: Get the message across
  • OSHA's new enforcement policy for disciplining workers after injury
  • Legal considerations for discipline: What you can and can't do
  • Proven ways to motivate employees to take ownership of their performance

Program Highlights

  • Legal Considerations for Discipline and Incentive Programs: Do's & Don'ts

    • How to determine if your current discipline program meets legal requirements
    • OSHA's new policy: Requirements for disciplining injured workers
    • Workers' compensation: Avoid retaliation for delivering necessary feedback
    • What OSHA's says about drug testing employees involved in an incident
  • How to Develop Appropriate Disciplinary Programs Involving Unsafe Workers

    • Setting motivational goals & incentives: Gain employee buy-in
    • What are the differences between Formal and informal discipline programs?
    • Build and implement Performance Improvement Programs (PIPs) that work
  • When to Act: Setting & Communicating Clear Triggers for Disciplinary Actions

    • Defining the nature and seriousness of offenses that will result in intervention
    • The role of supervisors and managers in violations and providing oversight
    • Establish consistency with verbal, written and formal warnings
    • What employers need to know about OSHA Whistleblower Protections
  • Live Q&A: Ask the expert on disciplining unsafe workers!

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 "Modern Contractor Solutions" 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

Join us for this essential 60-minute webinar on how to legally intervene with unsafe workers. Discover proven strategies to discipline employees who don't follow the rules while remaining legal compliant with OSHA.