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OSHA & DOT Compliance Issues for the Solid Waste Industry 

11-17-2015 04:54 PM

OSHA & DOT Compliance Issues for the Solid Waste Industry
Eric Conn, Chair, OSHA Workplace Safety Practice Group, Conn Maciel Carey
Tony Cardamone, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Concorde, Inc

Thursday, August 27
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

ABSTRACT:
The Current Landscape of OSHA Enforcement

Under the Obama Administration, OSHA has increased enforcement to levels never seen before, from huge increases in the number of enforcement inspections to higher civil penalties, more citations characterized as “willful” and “repeat,” and more criminal referrals. OSHA has also introduced more aggressive strategies during inspections, creating a minefield for employers across all industries.

This OSHA briefing will provide an update on the current landscape of OSHA enforcement, and review 3 specific regulatory and enforcement issues about which employers in the Waste Industry must pay particular:

- OSHA's new Injury & Fatality Reporting Rule;
- Evolution of OSHA’s injury and fatality reporting requirements;
- Specifics of the new reporting requirements;
- Impact the new reporting rule will have on OSHA enforcement;
- OSHA’s Temporary Worker enforcement initiative; and
- Background about the nation’s temporary workforce – who are they and what distinguishes them from employees
- Recent data and trends related to temporary workers – where and how they are used and relevant safety metrics
- Treatment of employer and staffing agency as joint employers
- Summary of OSHA’s Temporary Worker Initiative and Best Practices for managing temporary worker safety and avoiding OSHA enforcement exposure
- OSHA’s updated GHS Hazard Communication Standard.
- Background about OSHA’s new GHS Hazard Communication Standard
- The most important elements of the new rule that employers need to know
- Key implementation deadlines
- Best practices for coming into compliance with the new GHS HazCom

ABSTRACT:
Minimizing Risk Through DOT Compliance, Screening & Safety

This presentation will feature a discussion about how solid waste entities can minimize their risk and provide a safer environment for their workers, the public and their company by adhering to DOT Regulations.

The program is general and not focusing on regulatory requirements.
It will include the following topics:

- DOT Drug & Alcohol Screening Programs
- DOT Certified Medical Examinations Program
- DOT Compliant Background Screening
- DOT Driver Qualification File Management
- DOT CSA Data Review
- DOT Motor Vehicle Records

Thank You to Our Sponsors
Gold Sponsors:
Insurance Office of America National Interstate Insurance Lytx AWTI/3rd Eye Mobile Vision Waste Connections
Safety Summit Supporter Sponsors:
Intelivert Tarpomatic/Southwestern Sales Brigade Electronics



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