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General OSHA compliance advice, representation during OSHA inspections, defense of citations, OSHA record keeping training and audits, defense of OSHA retaliation and whistle blowing complaints, labor relations matters that involve workplace safety issues, safety and health compliance assessment for "due diligence" associated with mergers and acquisitions, review of OSHA written programs, mock OSHA audits, assessment for compliance with Organizational Sentencing Guidelines, representation in agency rulemakings, and assistance in tort actions in which OSHA citations are an issue.

The attorneys on Constangy’s Occupational Safety and Health team are prepared to assist your company in dealing with all aspects of workplace safety and the health of your employees.

The founder of Constangy's team is Pat Tyson, formerly head of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Safety Council. Before joining Constangy, Bill Principe worked as Counsel to the Chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. They and the other attorneys on the team have extensive experience in regulatory compliance and safe workplace protocols.

Our Occupational Safety and Health team members have represented employers in the following industries:

  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Consumer goods
  • Electrical Utilities
  • Food and restaurants
  • Food Processing
  • Foundries
  • Health care
  • Manufacturing
  • Meat packing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Poultry Processing
  • Steel
  • Textile and apparel

Our Occupational Safety and Health team publishes a periodical, OSHA Update.

Occupational Safety and Health Representative Matters

Conducted numerous recordkeeping audits and training for various Fortune 500 companies, none of whom have been cited for OSHA recordkeeping violations.

Advised the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration on recordkeeping interpretations and issues.

Obtained withdrawal of almost every citation item in significant OSHA case.

Represented clients during OSHA rulemaking process to obtain favorable regulatory action.

Represented clients before Food and Drug Administration and OSHA to successfully secure favorable revisions to existing hazardous material labeling requirements and issuance of Hazard Bulletin addressing health issue important to client’s business.

Group Presentations
  Annual OSHA Recordkeeping Training and Workers' Compensation Seminar - February 1, 2013, February 1, 2013