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Temporary Worker and Contractor Training: Learn Who is Responsible and How to Develop an OSHA-Compliant Program- On-Demand

Temporary Worker and Contractor Training: Learn Who is Responsible and How to Develop an OSHA-Compliant Program- On-Demand

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Temporary Worker and Contractor Training: Learn Who is Responsible and How to Develop an OSHA-Compliant Program- On-Demand

Webinar now available On-Demand.


WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn how to train your temporary workers and independent contractors to minimize safety risks.



According to OSHA, many fatal incidents have occurred where temporary workers were not provided the training necessary to do their job safely.

OSHA is increasingly citing both the host employer and the contractor or staffing agency for failing to adequately train workers how to recognize worksite hazards and prevent injuries.

There are over 100 OSHA standards that govern safety training. Because there’s no bright-line rule on who is responsible for training temporary or contract workers at host employer worksites, safety and HR managers have their work cut out for them. And, their questions abound, for instance:

  • When an employer hires a contractor, who is responsible for training the contractor’s workers in safe practices?
  • When a staffing agency provides workers to a hiring or host employer, who provides safety training to the workers?
  • Who does OSHA cite when there is a training violation, the host employer or the contractor/staffing agency?


Use this on-demand webinar led by former OSHA head and workplace safety attorney Ed Foulke of Fisher Phillips LLP that will answer these questions and so many more.

You will learn how to: 

  • Recognize host employer responsibilities and staffing agency or contractor responsibilities for training workers at host employer’s worksites
  • Use the proper safety training that workers can understand
  • Determine when and where temporary or contract workers must be trained on topics such as PPE and hazard communication
  • Determine who must keep records of training as well as workplace injuries and illnesses


And, as a bonus for attending you will receive BLR’s Host Employer Facility Inspection Checklist!

About Your Presenter

Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Esq.Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., Esq.
Partner
Fisher Phillips LLP

Ed Foulke is a partner in Fisher Phillips LLP’s Atlanta office and the Washington, D.C. Metro office located in Arlington, Virginia. He is the former co-chair of the firm's Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group. He is also the President of Fisher Phillips Safety Solutions, LLC.

Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Foulke was the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. Named by President George W. Bush to head the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), he served from April 2006 to November 2008. During his tenure at OSHA, workplace injury, illness and fatality rates dropped to their lowest levels in recorded history.

For more than 30 years, he has worked in the labor and employment area, focusing on occupational safety and health issues, workplace violence risk assessment and prevention, whistleblower protection, and accident and fatality prevention. He is recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on occupational safety and health and is a frequent keynote speaker and lecturer on workplace safety, leadership development, and other labor and employment topics.

Foulke has testified before the U.S. Senate and U.S. House Congressional Committees on occupational safety and health issues.

Foulke also served on the OSHA Review Commission in Washington, D.C., chairing the Commission from March 1990 to February 1994. Ed is the only person in the United States to serve as both head of OSHA and Chairman of the Review Commission. Ed was named one of the "50 Most Influential EHS Leaders" by both EHS Today (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013) and Occupational Hazards (2008) magazines.

Foulke currently serves on the EHS Today Safety Leadership Board of Directors and on safety committees for the Associated Builders and Contractors, the Georgia Association of Manufacturers, the U.S. Poultry Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America, the National Association of Tower Erectors, and the American Foundry Association.

He is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Ed is also co-editor of the firm's Workplace Safety and Health Law Blog.