Certain industries are more vulnerable to workplace-related injuries and health hazards. A company’s ongoing compliance with OSHA requirements is a constant concern. Having the appropriate compliance measures and training programs in place, responding to claims and investigations, and meeting reporting requirements, all require the support of a group of seasoned Alabama OSHA lawyers.
The Alabama OSHA lawyers of Cotney Construction Law understand the impact that regulations can have on the operations, finances, personnel, and sustainability of a business. This is why we provide timely legal counsel to clients across Alabama with all of their OSHA-related needs. We focus a great deal on the construction industry; however, we assist a range of industries in OSHA compliance and safety.
Achieve Workplace Safety and OSHA Compliance
Our Alabama OSHA lawyers routinely advise and represent employers in matters involving compliance with the OSHA Act. We provide employers with practical counsel regarding OSHA compliance and OSHA litigation. We provide assistance with interpreting OSHA regulations and the development OSHA compliance programs. We also assist in the inspection process, informal hearings, administrative hearings, appeals, and contesting citations.
Achieving workplace safety and OSHA compliance requires an awareness of safety standards and aligning with said standards. An extensive list of employer responsibilities can be found on the OSHA website. Companies can prevent violations by doing some of the following:
- Conducting safety audits
- Keeping accurate records
- Enforcing safety rules
- Creating written hazards communication programs
- Providing the right tools and equipment
- Eliminating hazards
- Providing safety training to employees
- Using signs, labels, and posters to alert employees of hazards
- Refraining from retaliating against employees who submit complaints
Let Our Alabama OSHA Lawyers Advocate for You
Our Alabama OSHA lawyers will support you through every phase of the OSHA investigation and citation process. Some of our services include:
- Responding to investigations, claims, and citations
- Representation at on-site inspections
- Negotiating settlement agreements
- Arguing appeals
- Defense against retaliation claims
- Legal advice on workplace safety
- Representation during interviews and informal conferences
If you have questions regarding any aspect of OSHA violation defense, we are here to assist you. Do not hesitate to give us a call.
If you would like to speak with an experienced Alabama OSHA lawyer, please contact us at 1-866-303-5868, or submit our contact request form.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.