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Eric J. Conn
Eric J. Conn is a founding partner of Conn Maciel Carey and Chair of the firm’s national OSHA • Workplace Safety Group. His practice focuses exclusively on issues involving occupational safety and health law. 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.
This month has brought an unwelcome announcement from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration: a sweeping amendment to its Injury & Illness Recordkeeping regulations.
Posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014 |
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 |