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Workplace Safety and Health

Our team provides a range of services to assist employers with workplace safety and health issues working to ensure employer compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws relating to workplace safety and health.

Representative Matters

Bell Nunnally attorneys have experienced in workplace health and safety defense, including:

  • Working to help clients prepare for an OSHA inspection
  • Limit the scope of a potential OSHA investigation
  • Assistance with workplace injury reporting and recordkeeping
  • Responding to OSHA citations
  • Defense of willful and repeat citations
  • Negotiating resolution of OSHA citations and notices of violation
  • Contesting OSHA citations in proceeding before the Occupational Safety & Health Commission
  • Defense of OSHA retaliation and whistleblower claims
  • Review of employee handbook safety and injury reporting provisions
  • Drafting and review of workplace safety plans

Types of Citations Defended

Our attorneys have experience in the defense of citations relating to hazardous conditions, including:

  • Scaffolding and fall protection
  • Electrical hazards
  • Confined space hazards
  • Heavy equipment hazards
  • Trenching and cave-in hazards
  • Failure to train violations
  • General duty violations
  • Falling object and struck-by hazards
  • Crushing hazards
  • Asbestos or hazardous materials exposure
  • Airborne hazard exposure
  • Workplace fatalities