OSHA has made several rule changes recently that significantly impact how employers and safety professionals manage their safety & health programs. With penalties at the highest we've seen in over 25 years, it's more crucial than ever that you understand what's required now to stay OSHA compliant.
Join us for this 2-day training program to learn how to prepare your company for an OSHA inspection, and tips to better understand the use of the general duty clause. We'll also take a close look at OSHA's "Top Ten" general industry violations so you can take steps to prevent them from happening in your workplace. In each 90-minutes session, our expert speaker, Jack Fearing, will discuss:
OSHA's latest citation penalties and what employers need to look out for
Guidance on how to best prepare your facility and employees for an OSHA inspection
What OSHA considers a violation under the General Duty Clause
The Top 10 most frequently cited standards in General Industry, plus tips to avoid them
Your best defense against OSHA rule violations - what you can do before and after
Day 1: OSHA Inspections & the General Duty Clause: Avoiding Violations & Penalties
Date: Tuesday, March 6th, 1:00 -2:30pm ET (90-minutes)
OSHA's more aggressive inspection process and rule allowing for higher penalties is putting more employers at risk for costly violations. Under the General Duty Clause employers are required to maintain a safe & healthy workplace, but when no established standard exists, understanding how to maintain compliance can be difficult for employers. Join us to learn:
What you should (and shouldn't) do when an OSHA inspector shows up
Your rights during & after an inspection, plus how and when to best respond to citations
Which hazards are mostly frequently cited under the General Duty Clause
How OSHA determines if a violation has occurred - and ways to avoid them
Day 2: OSHA's Top 10 General Industry Violations and Steps to Avoid Them
Date: Wednesday, March 7th, 1:00 -2:30pm ET (90-minutes)
In this highly information session, the speaker will discuss OSHA's 2017 Top Ten most frequently cited standards for general industry, and look at how OSHA's inspection practices make the determination. Learn tips you can use now to stay in compliance, and reduce injuries and illness in your workplace. Employers and safety professionals will gain:
Understanding of top violations and compliance requirements
Keys to recognizing hazards in your own facility - what to look for
Steps employers can take to prevent injuries and avoid violations
Best practices for maintain a safer work environment for employees
Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Jack Fearing, CPEA, is the Managing Partner for Fearing International Group LLC.
Mr. Fearing has more than 30 years of experience in occupational safety & health management and DOD aviation safety. His experience includes EHS Director for a global defense contractor, an audit program director for multi-national manufacturing company and audit team leader for a leading pharmaceutical company.
He is a certified Health & Safety auditor, an OSHA-authorized 10/30 hour (501) instructor, and a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
He has extensive hands-on experience in developing OSHA compliance programs, and coordinating with state and Federal regulatory agencies in both union and non-union environments.
He is an accomplished speaker and author and has been published in "CoatingsPro", "Today's Facility Manager", "Facility Safety Management," and various American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) professional journals on several safety topics.
He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and Boston University and a frequent speaker and trainer for local, regional and international venues.
In this interactive, 2-day training program, you'll develop a comprehensive understanding of current OSHA requirements and strategies to stay in compliance. Learn essential strategies to comply with the General Duty Clause, and how to manage an OSHA inspection.