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Eric J. Conn
Eric J. Conn heads the national OSHA Practice Group for Epstein Becker Green in Washington, D.C. Knowledgeable in all aspects of occupational safety and health law, Eric represents clients in enforcement actions by OSHA, EPA and other agencies. OSHA Watch offers general information but should not be construed as legal advice. Employers are always advised to seek appropriate counsel for individual issues. Contact Eric.
On May 21, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published a memo discussing a new agreement about a back-door route for employees to file safety-related whistleblower claims that are too stale to be filed with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Posted Monday, July 21, 2014 |
Fall hazards are always among the top Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforcement priorities. These violations rank among the most frequently cited year after year.
Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014 |
Intrusive and burdensome are just two of the words we used in reporting earlier on OSHA’s proposed new Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting rule.
Posted Friday, February 21, 2014 |
I was recently asked an interesting question: “Employers often are told to know and exercise their rights during an OSHA inspection. What exactly are those rights?”
Posted Thursday, January 30, 2014 |