OSHA's Position on Temporary Workers [17.15]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center

   Norman Deitch, senior vice president, EHS Excellence Consulting
   Brian Bennett, President, EHS Excellence Consulting LLC

Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

"Temporary staffing agencies and host employers share control over the employee and are therefore jointly responsible for temporary employee's safety and health. It is essential that both employers comply with all relevant Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements." This statement represents OSHA’s emphasis on the importance of ensuring temporary workers are provided the same high level of safety and health as permanent workers. This session presents the issues and highlights employers’ responsibilities.

Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish the differences between host company, temporary, and contractor employees.
2. Describe the responsibilities of the host employer and staffing agency.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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