Virtual: Covid-19 and Employer’s Liability
- January Meeting
January 8, 2021
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Topic: Covid-19 and Employers’ Liability
Latest guidance from CDC and OSHA on recommended measures that employers should take in a Covid-19 compliance program, Compliance requires for the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago, latest information on reporting and recording work-related positive Covid-19 cases , the latest guidance on screening and testing and requirements to isolate or quarantine employees, potential defenses to Covis-19 workers’ compensation and personal injury claims and responding to a Covid-19 OSHA inspection.
Learn and review the latest CDC and OSHA recommended measures relating to Covid-19Review OSHA recordkeeping requirements for positive Covid-19 cases. Prepare for OSHA inspection relating to Covid-19
Speaker: Mark Lies
In his occupational safety and health law practice, he has represented employers on a national basis in complying with occupational safety and health regulations issued by OSHA and MSHA, as well as representing employers during OSHA and MSHA inspections, OSHA and MSHA citation enforcement proceedings and trial of OSHA cases before federal and state agencies and appeals to federal and state court. In the course of this representation, he has also defended related civil tort actions involving mass personal injury and fatality accidents and property damage claims resulting from fires and explosions at refineries and petrochemical plants, construction accidents, ammonia and other toxic substance releases at food and other processing plants, as well as employee exposure to ergonomic hazards, mold, tuberculosis, SARS, MRSA, lead, asbestos, benzene, cadmium, hydrogen sulfide and other toxic substances. He has extensive experience in disaster preplanning and response, including pandemic preplanning for Avian Flu and Swine Flu (H1N1).
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Chapter Announcements & Introductions
~Noon to ~1:00 pm Presentation
Venue: Zoom Meeting
The information for the Zoom Meeting will be emailed to attendees at least a day prior to the class.