Gary Auman NFBA Legal Counsel, Auman, Mahan & Furry
Wednesday, February 14th from 8:00-9:00 AM
As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration becomes more active, it behooves everyone to stay informed. This presentation covers new OSHA standards that became effective in 2017, as well as new OSHA enforcement initiatives. Learn how to minimize the impact of an OSHA inspection on your company.
Significant New OSHA Safety Standards for General Industry (Exhibitors Only)
Wednesday, February 14th from 9:30-10:30 AM
This presentation will address significant changes to general industry became effective in JANUARY OF 2017. These changes either change or add many requirements for general industry in the areas of fall protection, scaffold safety, ladder safety and responsibility for determining the integrity of walking and working surfaces. It will also cover some basic safety requirements in general industry as reminders. The speaker will be able to cover only the high points of these new standards, but attendees will get an appreciation that the limited enforcement in the previously mentioned safety areas, but he will cover important points in each.
Developing a Safety Culture Within Your Company
Friday, February 16th from 9:45-10:45 AM
Having a strong safety culture involves more than having a safety program. This presentation will cover what you can do to establish a safety culture in your company and the value that this culture can have for you and your employees. Topics include the need for a solid safety program, training, enforcement, and commitment from management.
About Gary Auman
Gary Auman is a shareholder with the firm of Auman, Mahan & Furry. He has been general counsel for the NFBA for over 20 years. He concentrates his practice in safety and health law and workers’ compensation. Gary counsels and defends businesses nationally in OSHA matters. He has counseled and defended employers from Washington to Massachusetts. In addition to the NFBA he is general counsel for the National Insulation Association, the Midwest Insulation Contractors Association, and the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association.