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Webinar: Effect of Low Unemployment on OSHA Complaints and Investigations

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4, New York)
Duration: 1 Hour
Event Type: Live Webinar
Cost: Free

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Description

The stock market is at historic levels, the economy is booming, and employees are feeling more secure in their positions. With increased job security and the availability of other employment, however, employees feel more comfortable filing complaints with OSHA regarding health and safety concerns at workplaces.  This webinar will address the effects of the effects of the healthy economy on OSHA complaints and inspections.

Topics covered will include:

  • Background on current economic conditions and OSHA enforcement actions
  • How OSHA investigations begin
  • Employee protections for filing whistleblower complaints
  • How to manage employees who have made occupational safety and health complaints
  • The effect of the gig economy on OSHA compliance, including the role of temporary workers

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Speaker

Travis Vance, Partner, Fisher Phillips

Travis Vance is a partner in the firm’s Charlotte office. He has tried matters across several industries and various subject matters, including employment litigation, business disputes and matters prosecuted by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Travis has emerged as a thought leader in the field of workplace safety. His writing and interviews are followed closely by experts in the safety arena and have been featured in premiere publications such as Business Insurance, EHS Today, and the Wall Street Journal.  

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Technical Details

This webinar will be conducted using a slides-and-audio format.  After you complete your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with details for joining the webinar.

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Source: EHS Today

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