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.
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.
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.
This presentation provides an insight into the role of the Government General Counsel when the Agency becomes aware of an emergency.
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.
This presentation tells you what to do when you are the lawyer in charge and the Government arrives at your gate.
This checklist includes ten considerations derived from the U.S. Keystone XL case, regarding seeking U.S. government approval of a cross-border pipeline.
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.