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OSHA Updates on Workplace Injuries, Silica Standards, Zika Exposure and more! (HRM965A)

Presented by: Jeffery Zemlik
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  •  Wed, September 21, 2016
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Get a Better Understanding of OSHA Tracking Rule Changes, Silica Standards and OSHA Guidance on Preventing Zika Virus Exposure in the Workplace

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has once again set some aggressive policy goals for the year 2016. With the Obama Administration coming to the end of its term, OSHA is trying to complete some of its regulatory priorities. These changes will have varying effects on the industry as a whole.

Join expert speaker Jeffery Zemlik, in this session to get an understanding of the proposed components of the tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses standard, and a review of the silica standard, including compliance schedule and anticipated effective dates. Jeffery will also discuss the spread of the Zika Virus, as well as preventive measures and the contents of OSHA’s interim guidance on preventing occupational exposure to Zika virus.

This session will review proposed changes to reporting, provide you with an understanding of where your company fits into this standard based on size of company and industry type. Jeffery will discuss the operational understanding of what silica is, where it is contained, protection measures, and how it may pertain to different industry segments. You will learn about OSHA’s recommended actions for control and prevention of Zika exposure in the workplace.

Session Highlights:

  • Review OSHA recordkeeping changes
  • Get information on effective dates, company size considerations, and industry considerations.
  • Hot button topic: automatic post-accident drug screening is now deemed as retaliation by OSHA.
  • Review new crystalline silica standard and understand the changes
  • Examine OSHA specific specified exposure control methods when working with Crystalline Silica
  • Get information about Zika outbreak, potential exposure and preventive measures
  • Understand the control and prevention measures for Zika virus as mentioned in the OSHA guidance

Who should attend?

  • CEOs, Directors, VPs and C-level professionals
  • HR Professionals
  • Occupational safety professional in Chemical industry
  • Attorney
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Risk managers
About Our Speaker(s)

Jeffery Zemlik | Workplace Safety SpeakerJeffery Zemlik
Mr. Zemlik is a safety and health professional, specializing in construction. He is currently charged with overseeing the Safety Department for CrowderGulf LLC. His past projects have included developing and directing the contractor safety program for the BP Oil Spill for the State of Alabama, created and managed contr... More info

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    Event Title: OSHA Updates on Workplace Injuries, Silica Standards, Zika Exposure and more!
    Presenter(s): Jeffery Zemlik

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