Meeting Archive:
OSHA's Slips, Trips and Falls Rule Gets a Facelift


Meeting Description:

OSHA’s Slips, Trips and Falls Rule Gets a Facelift

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 1 PM ET

Presented by Kate M. McMahon and Micah Smith

Only a few decades in the making, OSHA has finally updated its Walking / Working Surfaces Standard, the regulation that governs slips, trips and fall hazards in general industry.  Slips, trips and falls are among the leading causes of work-related injuries and fatalities in the U.S.  The new final rule attempts to modernize OSHA’s regulations to prevent fall hazards based on advances in fall protection technologies and methods.

Participants in this webinar will learn:

  • The new requirements for managing slip, trip and fall hazards in general industry
  • New criteria for fall protection equipment and ladder safety
  • Effective dates for the new Walking / Working Surfaces Standard
 
Details
Date: Wed, Feb 8, 2017
Time: 01:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Host(s): Kate M. McMahon and Micah Smith
 Presenter Information
Kate M. McMahon
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Kathryn M. McMahon is a partner in the national OSHA • Workplace Safety Practice Group of Conn Maciel Carey LLP. She focuses her practice in the areas of occupational safety and health (OSHA) law and environmental law. Ms. McMahon helps clients manage incident and fatality inspections, and litigation related to alleged violations by federal OSHA and state OSHA programs.  She also represents industry stakeholders in all aspects of OSHA rulemaking, including proposed rules regarding silica, injury and illness recordkeeping, hexavalent chromium, and beryllium, among others.

Micah Smith
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Micah Smith is Of Counsel with the national OSHA • Workplace Safety Practice Group of Conn Maciel Carey LLP. He focuses his practice in the areas of occupational safety and health (OSHA) law.  Mr. Smith represents clients in the full range of OSHA-related matters across a wide range of industries, and works with his clients to identify safety and health strategies that both increase employee safety and improve business performance.
 
 
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