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Pandemic response in the American workplace: The OSHA story

Event Details


United States Accreditation 1.0 CLE | June 1, 2020

Companies across the US are emerging from restrictions prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerns about employee safety and employers' obligations in the workplace loom large. Employers in every industry are revisiting and revising their health and safety training and policies to address potential COVID-19 risks. At the same time, OSHA enforcement is on the rise and even the most conscientious employer may find itself under scrutiny.

Please join Brittany Covert, Josh Henderson, Edward Lewis and Kevin Mayer as they lead a timely discussion about the pandemic response.

This webinar will cover:

  • Relevant OSHA standards and guidance.
  • Complaints to OSHA and enforcement efforts to date.
  • Potential OSHA rule-making and the current political climate, including efforts through legislation and litigation to prompt OSHA to issue COVID-19 regulations.
  • Employee testing in the workplace.
  • How to properly handle employee complaints and OSHA inspections.



Brittany Covert, Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Josh Henderson, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Edward Lewis, Head of Environmental, United States, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Kevin Mayer, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP


Continuing education information

This program is eligible for 1 professional practice continuing legal education credit in NY, 1 participatory CLE credit in CA, 1 general CLE credit in TX and 1 general reciprocal CLE credit in Colorado. Credit in Missouri and Illinois are pending.

Norton Rose Fulbright has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education. This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1 General credit hour. Norton Rose Fulbright is approved by the State Bar of California as a Multiple Activity CLE Provider. This activity is approved for CLE credit in the amount of 1 general participatory credit.