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As the new administration takes shape and new personnel are in charge at OSHA, regulatory efforts and executive actions continue to evolve. This session will look at the latest regulatory efforts and how executive actions affect employers in construction. From COVID-19 pandemic enforcement actions and potential future standards to updates for power industrial trucks and hazard communication, this session will provide an overview or current and expected actions by OSHA and MSHA.
Law Offices of Adele Abrams, P.C.
Adele is an attorney, safety professional and trainer who is president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C. in Beltsville, MD, Charleston, WV, and Denver, CO, a multi-attorney firm focusing on safety, health and employment law nationwide. Adele is a Certified Mine Safety Professional and she also provides consultation, safety audits and training services to MSHA and OSHA regulated companies.
Adele is on the faculty of University of Colorado and the Catholic University of America, where she instructs on employment, labor and safety law. She is a regular columnist on legal, employment, mine and occupational safety/health issues, and is co-author of several books related to mining, construction, employment law, and occupational safety and health.
She is a member of the Maryland, DC and Pennsylvania Bars, the U.S. District Courts of Maryland, DC and Tennessee, the U.S. Court of Appeals, DC, 3rd and 4th Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a graduate of the George Washington University’s National Law Center, and earned her B.S. in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Her professional memberships include the American Society of Safety Professionals, National Safety Council, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, SME, the Industrial Minerals Association-North America, and the American Bar Association. In 2017, she received the NSC’s Distinguished Service to Safety Award. She is a multiple recipient of the ASSP SPY award at the chapter, practice specialty and regional level.