OSHA’s Top 10: How To Stay Off This Infamous List in 2013 - on CDInsanity has been defined as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.
A good illustration of this is the fact that OSHA’s annual “Top 10” list changes little from year to year. With minor exceptions, employers and workers are making the same safety mistakes over and over again – often with costly, and even deadly, consequences.
Don’t let your workplace fall into this trap. Instead, start the new year off right with a webinar review of the most recent OSHA Top 10 list and – more importantly – practical tips for staying off it in 2013.
You and your colleagues will learn:
- The Top 10 standards violated during 2012
- Why falls, scaffolding, and hazcom remain perennial trouble spots for employers
- How the “Top 10” list interfaces with the Severe Violators Enforcement Program and the National Emphasis Program
- Common pitfalls to watch out for when conducting in-house audits
- Strategies for training front-line supervisors and managers on safety conditions and employee practices
- How to stay ahead of OSHA enforcement actions
- What to do – and what not to do – if OSHA stops by your workplace for a surprise visit
- The latest on DOL’s Plan/Prevent/Protect (P3) initiative, I2P2, and other new enforcement reforms
Adele Abrams, Esq., CMSP is an attorney and safety professional who is recognized as a national expert on occupational safety and health. She heads a nine-attorney firm that represents employers and contractors nationwide in OSHA and MSHA litigation, and provides safety and health training, auditing, and consultation services.
She is a Certified Mine Safety Professional, and a Department of Labor–approved trainer. She is also a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is co-author of several safety-related textbooks. She is chair of the National Safety Council’s Business & Industry Division committee on regulatory and legal affairs. She is admitted to the Bars of MD, DC and PA, as well as multiple federal courts including the U.S. Supreme Court.