Manesh Rath and David Sarvadi Host a Webinar titled Recent Trends in OSHA Enforcement: What Food Retailers and Wholesalers Need to Know

Date: Sep 12, 2012

Partners Manesh Rath and David Sarvadi hosted a webinar on September 12, 2012, on behalf of the Food Marketing Institute about Recent Trends in OSHA Enforcement:  What Food Retailers and Wholesalers Need to Know.

The supermarket industry has faced increased OSHA enforcement action in recent years. Dramatic changes have occurred in enforcement and inspection tactics and OSHA has demonstrated greater interest in investigating food retailers and wholesalers.

The following key topics were presented:

  • Recent published enforcement efforts against food retailers and wholesalers
  • OSHA's focus on specific standards relevant to grocery operations
  • Broadening investigations beyond single facilities and the Severe Violators Enforcement Program
  • OSHA's enforcement and claims settlement posture relating to abatement and follow up enforcement efforts
  • OSHA's press strategies to pressure business