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Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
08/25/2016

This updated InfoPAK will provide in-house counsel with information on basic US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) compliance and how to handle an OSHA inspection. OSHA is particularly aggressive from an enforcement standpoint and employers must be prepared to respond effectively to an OSHA inspection or investigation.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Peer Practice Examples
Author
Association of Corporate Counsel
Publication Date
10/30/2015

This Leading Practices Profile explores the corporate social responsibility programs of five organizations to understand how their approaches integrate social and environmental imperatives into business operations and interactions with stakeholders.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Articles
Author
Julie Clement and Stacey Supina, LegalResearch.com
Publication Date
05/19/2016
41 pages

This article provides an explanation of the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The article also describes the CPP's development, previous legislation that led to its execution as well as the controversies surrounding its release within the United States.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Environmental, Government
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Program Materials
Author
Nancy Kaplan
Publication Date
10/19/2015

This presentation provides an insight into the role of the Government General Counsel when the Agency becomes aware of an emergency.

Resource Details
Source: Meetings
Region: United States
Program Materials
Author
Cynthia Boeh, Carol Deck, Lynne Durbin, Nancy Kaplan
Publication Date
10/19/2015

This panel will walk through various real-world emergency scenarios and hypotheticals with help from audience members. Organized around three main phases – preparation, immediate response and aftermath – the program will teach you how to anticipate, recognize and respond in accelerated and stressful circumstances to the multifaceted environmental, health and safety legal risks of various emergency situations – particularly when time may not permit a call to outside counsel or other company lawyers.

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Source: Meetings
Region: United States
Program Materials
Author
Lynne M. Durbin
Publication Date
10/19/2015

This presentation discusses steps to take when preparing for a facility emergency.

Resource Details
Source: Meetings
Region: United States
Program Materials
Author
Cynthia A. Boeh
Publication Date
10/19/2015

This presentation talks about what to do before, during and after a product recall.

Resource Details
Source: Meetings
Region: United States
Program Materials
Author
Carol Deck
Publication Date
10/19/2015

This presentation tells you what to do when you are the lawyer in charge and the Government arrives at your gate.

Resource Details
Source: Meetings
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Jacob Dweck, Partner, Stephany Olsen LeGrand, Associate, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Publication Date
06/03/2016

This checklist includes ten considerations derived from the U.S. Keystone XL case, regarding seeking U.S. government approval of a cross-border pipeline.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Program Materials
Author
Sherry L. Hesselbein, Edmond C. Haase, III, Thomas Kashickey, Gordon C. Duus
Publication Date
10/19/2015

Like the tools you keep in your house for small repairs, this panel will provide practical tips for the in-house generalist who must identifyand respond to environmental challenges and advise business leaders cogently while maximizing limited resources. The session will equip you to deal with environmental issues in three principal contexts: transactions – what situations can give rise to environmental liabilities and major environmental issues to consider in contracts, purchases and sales; litigation – causes of action for environmental matters and how to respond to notices of intent to sue, demand letters for compensation for environmental contamination and other situations; and regulation – understanding major US and international regulatory trends and non-governmental organization activity, particularly relating to product stewardship, customer and supply chain issues.

Resource Details
Source: Meetings
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