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This defense may the only way to have an OSHA citation vacated when the compliance officer actually saw your employee in violation of an OSHA standard. This may be the only defense available to the employer under the above circumstances. But, as employers are using this defense more frequently, OSHA compliance officers are going on the offensive when interviewing employees and requesting documents during the inspection. In addition the Review Commission is demanding a higher level of proof from the employer to take advantage of this defense. Learn how you can still take advantage of this defense. Find out how to develop and administer a good safety enforcement program - what works and what doesn't. Learn the differences between safety enforcement as to hourly employees and supervisory employees. Find out how to correctly address safety issues on the job site to take advantage of this defense. When do you have to begin your safety enforcement program to be able to take advantage of this defense the next time you are inspected? This session will provide answers to the above listed questions and much more information to use to defend against OSHA citations.
1. Identify and implement four steps to establish the unpreventable employee misconduct defense
2. Successfully use this defense for both supervisors and hourly employees
3. Develop an effective safety enforcement program, an essential component to this defense
Speaker(s): Gary W. Auman, Director, Dunlevey, Mahan and Furry
Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 Hours of DBPR/CILB (General), Course #0609895; RCI Inc.
Target Audience: Building Owner/Facility Manager, Owner/CEO/General Manager, Manufacturer-Supplier, Metal Contractor, Superintendent-Foreman, Residential Contractor, Commercial Contractor
Gary W. Auman, Partner, Dunlevey, Mahan & Furry, concentrates his practice in the representation of management in workers' compensation, OSHA, and environmental law. He is a 1976 summa cum laude graduate of The Ohio State University School of Law and received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Louisville in 1969. Gary served a tour of duty in the United States Air Force from 1969 to 1973. During this time he was assigned to the Air Force Materiels Laboratory at WPAFB. He began his assignment as a contracting officer with the Manufacturing Technologies Division, Electronics Branch of the Materiels Laboratory. He completed his tour of duty as the Executive Officer for the Materiels Laboratory. During his service at the Materiels Laboratory, he had the honor of being selected for the Air Force Systems Command Junior Officers' Speaker's Bureau.