OSHA, MSHA and the Administration Update

Session Type: Breakout Sessions

Available Dates & Times


With the changing face of OHSA administration interpretation and enforcement guidelines, navigating the regulations could never be more challenging. New MSHA requirements related to the final workplace exam rule and how it also applies to contractors performing any work on mine related properties will also be discussed.


  • Adele Abrams, Esq., CMSP

    Adele L. Abrams is an attorney and Certified Mine Safety Professional who is president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C. in Beltsville, MD, Denver, CO, and Charleston, WV. It is a ten-attorney firm that represents employers in OSHA and MSHA litigation nationwide, and handles environmental matters in multiple states across the U.S. Adele also provides consultation, safety audits and training services to regulated companies. She is an adjunct faculty member at the Catholic University of America.

    She is a member of the Maryland, DC and PA Bars; the U.S. District Courts of Maryland, DC, and TN; the U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit 3rd Circuit, and 4th Circuit; 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.

    She is an active member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the National Safety Council and is also on the board of the Chesapeake Region Safety Council. Adele is secretary of the ASTM E34 Committee, and is co-author of the ASSE textbooks, the Safety Professional’s Handbook, and Construction Safety Management and Engineering.

    For more information, contact her at safetylawyer@aol.com. The Law Office of Adele L. Abrams’ website is www.safety-law.com.