Hot Legal Topics in Workplace Safety [375]
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

   Melissa Ebel, Associate Attorney, Eastman & Smith Ltd.
   Mark Shaw, Member, Eastman & Smith Ltd.

Track: Legal
Secondary Track: Safety Management
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate
Target Audience: Ohio Safety Congress & Expo


This presentation helps participants understand the legal aspects of three main areas of liability in workplace safety: intentional torts; violation of a specific safety requirement (VSSR) claims; and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violations. It provides action steps for employers to take to reduce liability.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Explain the essential elements of intentional torts, VSSR claims and OSHA violations;
  2. Discuss recent legislative and/or legal developments; and
  3. Identify action steps to reduce liability.
CEU Type: IACET, HRCI, CLE, BELTSS, Sanitarian, BWC Discount Programs
CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
PowerPoint Presentation

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