Kevin D. Bland

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

This session will discuss strategies and exposures for employers where they have a Cal-OSHA Inspection including dealing with a serious injury or death at the workplace.  The attendees will learn techniques for interfacing with Cal-OSHA and Cal-OSHA inspectors.   The program will also touch on how to address the applicable California workplace fatality criminal law and best practices when the District Attorney and Cal-OSHA conducts their investigation of fatalities and serious injuries.  The session will cover individual and company exposures along with key defense strategies.  Actual workplace fatality cases will be discussed to illustrate the issues.

Our guest speaker, Kevin D. Bland, provides a wealth of experience in Health and Safety.  Before his legal career, Mr. Bland had nearly 20 years of construction, safety, and business experience.  In 2000, he launched his legal career after graduating cum laude from Whittier School of Law.  Mr. Bland holds a Contractors “A” license and his practice focuses primarily on safety, risk management, Cal-OSHA regulatory rulemaking, and Cal-OSHA citation appeals.  He counsels and represents various industries including construction, manufacturing, motion picture and television, and various other general industry clients along with various trade associations, construction contractors, and material suppliers.

Breakfast Will Be Served

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