Jenner & Block

Occupational Safety Laws and Regulations

We provide a full-range of legal services relating to occupational safety and health issues, including:

  • Drafting, reviewing and implementing compliance plans for a variety of industries, including providing program assessment and auditing services, regulatory interpretation, and variance applications.  
     
  • Performing emergency response investigation and liability assessment in response to workplace incidents.
     
  • Representing clients in all aspects of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) enforcement process, from OSHA inspections to informal conferences to contested hearings.  
     
  • Investigating and defending whistleblower lawsuits.
     
  • Developing strategies, aggressively defending and assisting in resolutions of claims regarding serious work-related accidents in administrative, civil, and criminal proceedings, including development of settlement and public relations strategies.
     
  •  Pursuing insurance coverage for such claims.
     
  • Developing guidance on and regulatory interpretation of occupational safety and health issues for U.S. companies operating domestically and in foreign countries.