March 09, 2017

2017 Meeting Papers

Presentations made at the 2017 Midwinter Meeting of the ABA Occupational Safety and Health Law Committee. Papers will open in new windows.

Portfolio of all materials, (ZIP, 16MB)

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OSHA Primer

2017 OSHA Primer

Schean Belton, Randy Rabinowitz & Nelva Smith


Remarks from the Solicitor’s Office

Susan Harthill


2015-2016: Key Issues in Enforcement

Change to Win

Eric Frumin, Thomas Galassi, Orlando Pannocchia & Eric Hobbs


Anatomy of an OSHA Case: Litigation Tips and Strategies

Citation Analysis Template

Model Consent to Electronic Filing and Service

Representative Scheduling Orders

Ronald Taylor, Hon. Covette Rooney, Steve McCown, Evert Vanwijk & Steve Yokich


Issues of Ethics, Professionalism and Civility in OSHA/MSHA Practice

Practicing Before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission: Issues of Ethics, Professionalism and Civility

Hon. Covette Rooney


Remarks from OSHA

Dorothy Dougherty


Update from the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

Dennis Morikawa, William Althen & Heather MacDougall


From Promulgation to Litigation in OSHA Rulemaking

Confined Spaces Litigation Settlement | Edison Electric Institute Settlement Agreement

Lauren Goodman


New Developments in Process Safety Management

Greg Dillard, D.A. Duggar, Madeleine Le & Peter Vassalo


Recent Developments in Mine Safety and Health Law

MSHA Update

Kristin Baker White, Mark E. Heath, April Nelson & Art Traynor


Legal Issues Arising from OSHA Inspections

Legal Issues Arising from OSHA Inspections

Ken Kleinman, Schean Belton, Steve Biddle & Elizabeth Nadeau


Congress’s Legislative Agenda and the Potential Impact on OSHA

Congress's Legislative Agenda and the Potential Impact on OSHA

Presidential Executive Order on Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs

Joint Resolution

Chapter 8 - Congressional Review of Agency Rulemaking

Memorandum: Interim Guidance Implementing Section 2 of the Executive Order of January 30, 2017, Titled ''Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs''

Joint Resolution 27

Joint Resolution 37

David Sarvadi, Marc Freedman & Jonathan Karmel


State Criminal Prosecutions Following Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

State Criminal Prosecutions Following Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

Jason Mills, Nadira Clarke, Diane Florence & Katie Tracy


2015-2016 Significant Decisions

2016 Significant Decisions

James Sullivan, John Martin, Ann Rosenthal & Jora Trang


The Recordkeeping Anti-Retaliation Provision and Section 11(c) Whistleblower Rights: What Is the Current State of Play?

Federal Register: Retaliation Reporting | Final Rule

Recommended Practices for Anti-Retaliation Programs

Jonathan Snare, Howard A Mavity, Doug Parker & Ann Rosenthal


How Do OSHA Standards and Policies Filter Down to Frontline Managers and Workers?

How Do OSHA Standards and Policies Filter Down to Frontline Managers and Workers?

Melissa Bailey, Matt Compher, Steven Fine & Eric Frumin


OSHA Interpretations after Agricultural Retailers Association: What Does the Future Hold?

OSHA Interpretations after Agricultural Retailers Association: What Does the Future Hold?

William Wahoff, Victoria L. Bor & Manesh Rath

Return of the Rulemaking: The Future of Agency Interpretations After Agricultural Retailers Association

Manesh K. Rath

On Petitions for Review of a Memorandum of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

Texo ABC/AGC, Inc., et al. v Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor, USDOL

Interpretive Memo of 1904.35(b)(l)(i) and (iv)