2013 Environmental, Health & Safety Regulations Update

Date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time: 
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: 
Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Lansing

Environmental, health and safety accidents and fatalities are unexpected, but they do occur. Michigan companies can be proactive with their environmental/occupational health and safety programs to keep their employees safe from injuries and death. Attend this comprehensive, one-day seminar to learn about the latest updates to state and federal EHS regulatory standards and guidelines and remain on top of these vital issues.

What you will learn:

  • Which regulations and codes apply to your industry
  • Impact of regulatory developments
  • Recent trends in enforcing regulations
  • Best practices for professionals with EHS responsibilities

AGENDA
Environmental Regulations Update

  • Environmental Regulation Update: Recent developments
  • Recordkeeping and Reporting: Demonstrating continuous compliance (and watching where you step)
  • Looking Ahead: Regulatory Priorities and Enforcement Initiatives

Health & Safety Regulations Update

  • MIOSHA Regulatory Reform Update
  • Temporary Employee MIOSHA/OSHA Enforcement Emphasis
  • Multi-employer Worksite MIOSHA/OSHA Enforcement Policy
  • Hazard Communication/Global Harmonization System (GHS)
  • MIOSHA Inspections

Expert Presenters:
Douglas W. Crim is a principal in the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone. His practice includes assisting clients, conducting confidential compliance audits for environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations and developing programs to address companies' individual environmental and safety management and compliance needs. He has also provided input to legislative committees and government agencies on proposed new and revised environmental, health and safety standards and regulations. He has handled workplace accident cases involving more than 40 fatalities. He has also handled well over 1,500 alleged OSHA/MIOSHA citations, including “Repeat" and “Willful" citations. 

Ronald E. Baylor is chair of the Energy Environmental and Regulatory practice group at Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone. His environmental practice spans 25 years and has included counseling, compliance, investigation, and litigation and regulatory enforcement defense regarding air permitting and compliance, soil and water contamination and toxic tort, waste and waste disposal, underground storage tanks, cost recovery, and insurance coverage issues. He is admitted to practice before all Michigan courts, the U. S. District Courts, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the U. S. Supreme Court.