OSHA’s Targeted Inspection Program: What You Need to Know Now
The OSHA Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive will continue to be the agency’s primary targeting inspection program through 2022. And under the Biden administration’s budget, hundreds of additional compliance officers will be added.
Join us to learn the ins and outs of which organizations will be targeted, and why, plus what employers and safety professionals can do to minimize the impact.
In this 60-minute program we’ll cover:
- Key components of the OSHA Site-Specific Targeting Directive and its impact on workplace inspections
- Which industry sectors are included in the SST program
- The differences between a “records only” inspection and a full inspection
- Critical definitions you need to understand to navigate an inspection
- Keys to complying with accurate electronic reporting of injury & illness data
- Latest requirements for maintaining, updating & certifying the OSHA Form 300A
OSHA’s Updated Inspection Directive
- What OSHA's updated Site-Specific Targeting Directive means for your organization
- The three “high-risk” categories developed for the SST inspection program
- OSHA’s definition of a high-risk industry within a Standard Industrial Classification
- State Plan participation in the SST inspection program
Navigating the Before, During & After an OSHA Inspection
- Guidance of what you should and shouldn’t say during an SST inspection
- Exercising your rights both during, and especially after, an OSHA inspection
- Understanding OSHA’s formula for issuing penalties related to citations
- Procedures for contesting and mitigating citations after an OSHA inspection
Reporting & Recordkeeping Essentials to Stay Compliant
- Updates to electronic submission requirements of OSHA Forms
- Role of accurate, traditional OSHA metrics to the SST inspection process
- Retention requirements for maintaining mandatory OSHA recordkeeping documents
- How, what and when to report work-related injuries & illnesses
About the Speaker
Jack Fearing, CPEA, is the Managing Partner for Fearing International Group LLC and has more than 35 years of experience in occupational safety & health management, program auditing & consulting.
- He is a certified Health & Safety auditor, an OSHA-authorized 10/30 hour instructor, and a professional member of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He was the NJASSP Safety Professional of the Year in 2019.
- His experience includes EHS Director for a global defense contractor, an audit program director for multi-national manufacturing company and audit team leader for a leading global pharmaceutical company.
- He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts (BS) and Boston University (M.Ed). He is retired US Army LTC, Senior Army Aviator and Aviation Safety Officer.
- Jack is an accomplished speaker and author and has been published in "CoatingsPro", "Today's Facility Manager", "Facility Safety Management," and various American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) professional journals on numerous safety topics. He is a frequent speaker and trainer for local, regional and international venues.
In this information-rich program, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the OSHA Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive and who will be targeted. Learn what should and should not be done if your organization is targeted, plus what potential citations and penalties you could be facing due to non-compliance.
If you'd like this program customized for your organization, call us at 1-800-964-6033. We're certain we can fulfill your training needs, while making it fit in your budget!
This program has been approved for 1 (HR (General)) recertification credit hour toward aPHRTM, aPHRiTM, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRiTM and SPHRiTM recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Learn more at hrci.org
For this one hour program you may claim 0.05 continuance of certification points (COC's) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).
Please submit a request to obtain proof of your participation and a certificate of attendance will be emailed within 2-3 days.