Webinar Series

Please join Beveridge & Diamond for our annual Occupational Safety and Health Webinar Series.

Informed by the experience and insights of B&D's full-service OSHA and state OSHA practice, this webinar series provides practical knowledge to help corporate legal and EHS staff ensure that their companies comply with applicable occupational safety and health requirements and are prepared to defend allegations that compliance was inadequate. B&D's panel of speakers will examine important individual OSHA standards, rulemaking developments, and similarities and differences among state and federal worker safety requirements while sharing key takeaways and best practices for employers.

There is no charge to attend this webinar series, but advance registration is required. This series is intended for in-house counsel, EHS professionals, and business leaders at companies, municipalities, and trade associations. If you would like to request an invitation, or if you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

CLE credit will be available for each live session. We will apply for credit in states requested during registration.

2023 Webinar Series

Upcoming Programs:

Navigating Updates to the Hazard Communication Standard

Postponed Indefinitely Pending Publication of Final Rule

OSHA expects to update the Hazard Communication Standard in 2023, which was last updated in 2012.  The amended standard may affect all companies that prepare safety data sheets (SDSs) for their customers and all employers who use those SDSs to protect their employees. This webinar will discuss these changes and their implications for industry.

Speakers: Mark Duvall and Clirae Bourke

Past Programs:

OSHA: A Look Back at 2022 & What to Expect in 2023

January 26, 2023 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

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This webinar will review key OSHA developments from 2022 and look forward to what employers might expect in 2023. Participants can expect to learn about recent and anticipated rulemaking and policy developments, enforcement and civil penalty trends, key judicial decisions, State Plan developments, and practical tips for employers as they begin the new year.

Speakers: Jayni Lanham and Clirae Bourke

Survey of State Plans

March 14, 2023 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

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This program will provide a survey of state plans, focusing on those in western states. During the webinar, participants will learn about key ways state plans differ from federal standards. In particular, our speakers will discuss the refinery standards in California and Washington in light of Process Safety Management, heat illness in California and Washington, and the Washington statute of limitations provisions. The presenters will also address the potential revocation of Arizona’s state plan.

Speakers: Kaitlyn Shannon and Tracy Williams

Handling Workplace Incidents

June 21, 2023 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

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** NEW DATE ** Despite widespread progress in worker safety and health, workplace incidents are common.  During this webinar, participants can expect to learn about the importance of being prepared for a workplace incident, employer obligations following a workplace incident, the OSHA inspection and enforcement process, and strategies for preparing for and responding to workplace incidents.

Speakers: Jayni Lanham and Tracy Williams

OSHA Enforcement Trends and Initiatives

November 15, 2023 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

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This webinar will expand on B&D’s prior Handling Workplace Incidents webinar by further discussing OSHA’s inspection and enforcement processes, significant recent changes to OSHA enforcement policies and programs, and recent federal and state enforcement trends. We will also provide practical tips and best practices for defending an enforcement matter.

Speakers: Heidi Knight and Justin Weatherwax