Virtual Master Classes
OSHA announced on January 25 that it is withdrawing the emergency temporary standard (ETS) issued on November 5 and that the U.S. Supreme Court rejected on January 13. But the agency isn’t giving up on efforts to increase vaccination of the nation’s workforce. Instead, OSHA’s announcement says it “is prioritizing its resources to focus on finalizing a permanent COVID-19 Healthcare Standard.” But, OSHA is allowed to issue an emergency rule quickly without going through all the steps necessary to issue a permanent rule. Don’t be caught in OSHA's crosshairs! Join attorney Adele L. Abrams for a live, virtual master class on safety recordkeeping essentials that can be applied to any injury or illness—and any situation, especially the COVID-19 pandemic. Get caught up on the latest changes to OSHA policies and equip yourself with the skills you need to keep your company in continued compliance with these notoriously tricky regulations!
Workplace violence has become all too prevalent in today's workplaces, and no industry is spared. Preparing to prevent workplace violence will only get you so far; you must also be equipped with strategies for handling the aftermath of a violent incident. If handled incorrectly, it will have a negative impact on your company's bottom line. Having a workplace violence plan in place is only half the battle. You must also have a plan in place that addresses what to do after a violent incident has occurred, and fortunately, Hector Alvarez is back to help you put that plan in place!
Over the last 2 years, Cal/OSHA has been busy enforcing COVID-19 safety protocols and holding employers accountable for not following these rules, but this hasn't been their only focus. Between COVID-19 masking, testing, and vaccine standards, Cal/OSHA has also implemented a myriad of policy updates. Keeping workers safe and incident-free should always be top of mind, but with all the changing safety guidelines coming down from Cal/OSHA, it's hard to keep up. But fear not! Cal/OSHA Summit 2022—the leading state-specific event for California employers and safety professionals—will provide guidance for complying with the latest developments on new safety regulations, help you better understand your injury and illness recordkeeping requirements, and present strategies for overcoming all the specific nuances of Cal/OSHA regulations.