WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 29, 2021 – Workplace Safety Review, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s OSHA podcast, has released episode 15, “Interview with Mark Catlin, Industrial Hygienist, MDC Consulting and Training.” Podcast host and Chair of the firm’s Occupational Safety and Health Group, Michael Taylor and Adam Roseman, also a member of the firm’s OSHA Group, interview Catlin, whose role involves Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Consulting. Catlin addresses his work with the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup, his work at SEIU assisting unions after workplace fatalities at industrial sites, the H1N1, Ebola, and COVID-19 pandemics, and how OSHA has changed over the last 40 years.
Taylor and Roseman regularly interview influential environmental, health, and safety professionals across the country in a broad range of industries. Previous episodes include:
- Episode 14 | Special Guest: Mark Rothstein, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and School of Medicine Director – Mark discusses employer mandated vaccines dealing with COVID-19.
- Episode 13 | Special Guest: Marc Freedman, U.S. Chamber of Commerce VP of Employment Policy – Marc talks about OSHA under the new administration and what to expect from an OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19
- Interview with Amanda Wood Laihow, Commissioner of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission – Amanda talks about what the regulatory community needs to know about litigating cases before OSHRC.
- Interview with Francene Diehl, Corporate Director of Safety for Chesapeake Utilities Corporation – Francene talks about diversity in the environmental, health and safety community and what needs to be done.
- Interview with Richard Fairfax, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for federal OSHA – Rich talks about OSHA Enforcement over the last 50 years and its future in workplace safety and health.
- A Look Ahead at 2021: workplace safety and health issues in the Biden Administration
Taylor focuses his practice exclusively on representing employers regarding OSHA and Chemical Safety Board (CSB) matters across the country. Over the last 18 years, Taylor has defended scores of employers during enforcement litigation before federal OSHA, Cal-OSHA, SC-OSHA, WA-DOSH, as well as other states. Many of these representations have involved a significant injury, fatality, or catastrophic event in the workplace.
Roseman focuses his practice on federal and state labor and employment investigations, counseling and litigation arising under Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act, whistleblower retaliation under Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and restrictive covenants.
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