This course, has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).
Irwin Dobrushin has over 45 years of experience in the Environmental, Health, and Safety Profession. Mr. Dobrushin began his career as an OSHA Compliance Officer. Throughout his career, he has supported the development of comprehensive environmental, health, and safety programs and services Read more
This session will assist safety professionals and managers in when they are being inspected by OSHA either due to an employee complaint or an accident. This session will help business owners and safety personnel have a better understanding and feel more in control of the situation when a OSHA inspectors arriver at your site, especially of they arrive unannounced.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 gives OSHA the authority to do unannounced inspections. When violations are found for failure to comply with OSHA standards, OSHA has the authority to cite and fine companies. The fines vary according to the gravity of the penalty. Therefore, companies that prepare and know what to expect and how to respond when OSHA shows up for an unannounced inspection will fare better than those companies who are unprepared.
In addition, the better prepared a company is for understanding the scope of OSHA inspections, based on the reason for the inspection, the better it will be at planning and
This webinar is your company’s opportunity to know exactly what can bring OSHA to your worksite for an unannounced inspection and to make sure your company is prepared. You will know the do’s and don’ts of what to do when OSHA shows up for an unannounced inspection. You will also know the pros and cons for whether to let OSHA inspectors in without a warrant.
This presentation will explain what the process is for an OSHA inspection, and how to respond to a letter of complaint. Also, this presentation will explain what inspectors are looking for, how employees and unions figure into the inspection equation , and what you must do to expedite the inspection and help resolve issues before they become major problems.
• Give examples of why OSHA comes calling
• What triggers unannounced OSHA inspections?
• Explain how to construct letter of response to an OSHA complaint
• Give examples of what to expect during an OSHA visit
• Best techniques to prepare your site for inspection
• Documenting the inspection process
• Pros and cons denying OSHA entry without a warrant
• How DART rates impact OSHA inspections
• Questions inspectors will ask employees during an inspection
• What to do during an opening conference, the walk around tour and closing conference
• What to do to protect trade secret information during an inspection
• Understand the “gravity of penalty” given as a result of violations to OSHA standards
• What has happened to the fine structure affecting inspections?
• What are your company’s appeal rights and how they should be used?
• Provide insights into follow up settlement conferences
What You Get:
• Training Materials
• Live Q&A Session with our Expert
• Participation Certificate
• Access to Signup Community (Optional)
• Reward Points
Who Will Benefit:
This webinar will assist safety personnel, business owners, supervisors and in house legal counsel in understanding the OSHA inspection process. Those who will benefit from this webinar include:
• Health and Safety Professionals
• Industrial Hygienists
• Hazardous Materials Specialists
• Plant Supervision and Management
• Human Resource Professionals
• Occupational Health staff in all industries
• Team Leads, Supervisors or Managers, especially in manufacturing industries
• Laboratory managers in academic, healthcare and similar industries
• Business owners of all industries
• Plant Managers
• Operations Managers
• Compliance Officers
• Superintendents and foremen
• Safety committee Members
• Risk Managers
• Human Resource Managers