The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has established a protocol for the handling of workplace injuries. Once an employer is notified that their employee has been injured, they will have 8 hours to notify OSHA. When OSHA claims that you violated standards set forth by the administration, by taking too long to report the incident, Poole & Shaffery can be brought in to help negotiate the violation or get the violation removed.
No business wants to spend valuable time and resources dealing with unexpected workplace safety and health issues. Nevertheless, as the saying goes, "accidents happen." It's important to know, then, that your business need not face the surprise of a workplace accident alone. Whether investigating and responding to alleged workplace safety violations, or providing advice and counsel regarding product warning issues, Poole & Shaffery, LLP is equipped to promptly address your company's needs by providing sound and timely advice and representation.
Once an accident happens, the machinery of occupational safety and health enforcement actions can move very swiftly. Some of the questions that will likely be asked when a violation issue arises include:
Poole & Shaffery, LLP can help your business address these and other potential questions. Poole & Shaffery, LLP can answer your OSHA compliance questions, and can be available to assist you in the event of a surprise inspection. In addition, Poole & Shaffery, LLP can provide effective advice and representation from the informal conference stage through the appeals process.