Greenberg Traurig’s OSHA Practice advises and defends employers in a myriad of industries across the country regarding various workplace safety and health issues. We understand how workplace safety and health interacts with other areas of the law, including labor, employment, construction, environmental, civil, and criminal law. Our team includes the former general counsel of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the agency in charge of adjudicating workplace safety and health disputes between OSHA and employers.
With 30 offices throughout the United States, our team is able to assist in matters across the country. Our attorneys collectively have litigated thousands of safety and health citations across the country, ranging from small routine matters to some of the most complex and novel workplace safety and health cases. In particular, our team has collectively represented hundreds of employers who have had injuries, illnesses, amputations, fatalities, and catastrophic events their workplaces. We also represent employers in Chemical Safety Board investigations and routinely assist defense counsel in civil and criminal defense proceedings where workplace safety and health is a central issue in the case. Our team is also experienced in defending employers in whistleblower retaliation complaints with OSHA.
In addition to representing clients during pending and existing litigation, we proactively work with employers to establish and maintain a strong workplace safety and health culture within their businesses. Our team assists employers in developing plans to manage OSHA inspections; investigate injuries, illnesses, amputations, fatalities, and catastrophic events in the workplace. We also conduct workplace safety and health audits as well as workplace safety and health due diligence reviews for mergers and acquisitions. We provide critical safety and health counseling regarding how to ensure clients provide a safe and healthy workplace during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This includes assisting clients in navigating the myriad federal, state, and local laws and guidance related to COVID-19.
Greenberg Traurig's OSHA Podcast: Work Place Safety Review
Work Place Safety Review is a Greenberg Traurig Podcast, hosted by Michael Taylor, chair of the firm’s OSHA Group, and Associate Adam Roseman. Taylor and Roseman interview experts from across the industry to discuss different aspects of work place safety and best practices for employers. The podcast boasts an impressive list of guests including a current Commissioner on the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the current Chief of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, and former Director of Enforcement for the Occupational Safety and Health Agency.