Date: These webinars are available on-demand.
Originally Broadcast: Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. EST and 2:00 p.m. EST (GMT -5, New York)
Duration: Two 1-Hour Sessions
Event Type: On-Demand Webinars
Session 1: We’re Not Gonna Take It: Pushing Back on OSHA Inspections
Travis Vance, Partner, Fisher Phillips
This webinar, based on a presentation at the Safety Leadership Conference 2018, focuses on OSHA inspections, the government’s tactics during inspections, including walkarounds, witness interviews and document requests, and employees’ right following the seminal Mar-Jac Poultry case.
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- Why the opening conference process is the most important part of the inspection
- What documents OSHA can and can’t request from you during an inspection
- The costs of paying an OSHA citation
- How to limit the scope of OSHA’s inspection.
Session 2: In Case of Emergency: The Aftermath
Todd B. Logsdon, Partner, Fisher Phillips
Effectively responding to a workplace crisis, such as a violent act, a serious injury or fatality, or some type of natural or man-made disaster, requires an understanding of what people need form management and how to provide it. In this webinar, based on a presentation at the Safety Leadership Conference 2018, you’ll learn about the explosion and fire at CTA Acoustics was handled as well as an understanding of how to deal with a crisis from both legal and OSHA perspectives.
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- How to train your employees to prepare for and respond to a workplace emergency
- How to appoint a planning team for the aftermath
- How to implement a business continuation plan
- How to protect your company and yourself from lawsuits and criminal charges.
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.
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). He uses unique or outside-the-box approaches to counsel employers and owners on all aspects of employment law and the development of preventive policies and procedures to avoid employment and workplace safety-related claims. Travis handles litigation in both federal and state courts as well as claims pending with state and federal agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), MSHA, OSHA, and the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL). He has represented clients in numerous matters pending in either state or federal courts across the country.
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. Travis is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Known for his dynamic and engaging speaking style, Travis receives several requests each year to speak on safety related topics throughout the country. His popular interactive presentation entitled “What to Do When OSHA Knocks,” which walks attendees through an OSHA inspection, with the audience steering the direction of the presentation as it responds to several questions presented throughout the talk, is frequently requested and has received numerous exceptional reviews.
Todd Logsdon is a partner in the firm’s Louisville office, where his practice is devoted to advising and representing employers regarding labor and employment law matters.Todd is regarded as a leader on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues including contesting and litigating OSHA citations, representing employers during OSHA inspections/investigations, conducting OSHA compliance audits, defending whistleblower/retaliation claims as well as providing OSHA compliance advice to clients. He also regularly handles employment disputes such as discrimination, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), wage and hour and covenants not to compete on behalf of his clients. His practice includes the defense of employment-related claims before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, as well as counseling and training clients on day-to-day compliance issues and litigation avoidance.
Todd accrued many years of practical experience prior to beginning his legal career working in manufacturing with responsibilities for Human Resources and Safety. He is licensed to practice in both Kentucky and Indiana and currently serves as a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Kentuckiana, has served as the Southern Indiana SHRM president and is an alum of Leadership Southern Indiana.
Todd speaks and writes frequently on safety and health issues to several organizations including the American Society of Safety Professionals, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, EHS Today, Occupational Health & Safety and SHRM groups and is a regular contributor to the firm’s workplace safety and health blog. He has been listed as a Kentucky Super Lawyer since 2014 and in The Best Lawyers in America in 2019.
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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