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OSHA's General Duty Clause: Reduce Risk of This Top Cited Violation


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

OSHA's General Duty Clause (GDC) covers a wide range of workplace safety violations. Safety managers face increased scrutiny under GDC with OSHA's "enforcement weighting" initiative and efforts to enforce chemical exposures without rulemaking. How can you prepare for this increased enforcement and ensure GDC compliance to protect yourself and the company? Join us for this high-impact, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • Essential elements of the GDC: Know the law inside & out
  • Proven strategies to identify & reduce your potential risks of citation
  • Finding & eliminating safety concerns: Create a hazard-free workplace
  • Areas of increased enforcement: Where OSHA's focus is now

Program Highlights

  • What's Covered Under OSHA General Duty Clause: Employer Responsibilities

    • Plain English explanation of the GDC: Gain key insights into the rule
    • Where are you vulnerable? - Recognizing potential safety risks
    • Areas of the GDC getting increased enforcement: How to protect yourself
  • What OSHA Looks for When Citing a Violation: Reduce Potential Risks

    • How OSHA investigates and responds to potential safety hazards
    • When safety managers are & aren't responsible: Foreseeable hazards
    • Does correcting a hazard give employers future protection?
    • The effect of prior incidents on your chances of getting fined for GDC
  • Reduce Risk of Citation: Actions & Strategies Safety Managers Can Use

    • How to lay the groundwork for a GDC hazard-free workplace
    • Documenting your safety protocols: Build a solid defense against citations
    • The impact of GDC violations on employers: Protecting the company
    • Who is required to give evidence to OSHA and what are their rights?
  • Live Q&A - Have your OSHA General Duty Clause questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Expert speaker Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CSMP is nationally recognized as a leading authority on legally effective accident investigations. She has represents employers nationwide in OSHA litigation, provides safety consultation and training services, and has managed hundreds of accident investigations.

  • Ms. Abrams is a frequent author on safety, health and legal compliance issues, including writing monthly columns in Modern Contractor Solutions and Pallet Central magazines, and co-authoring several books including the widely reviewed "Construction Safety Management and Engineering" and "The Safety Professional's Handbook."
  • 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 to discover how to fully comply with OSHA's General Duty Clause to protect your company and reduce citations.