COVID-19: Understanding New OSHA Requirements and Labor Laws

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The COVID-19 pandemic has hit manufacturing facilities hard. Most companies are still working through the daily, ever-changing impact on their workforce and continuing operations.

As you figure out your “new normal,” evolving OSHA requirements and labor laws will come into play. It will be imperative for you to update your policies and documented safety plans, ensure accurate recording in your OSHA logs, and maintain accordance with labor laws.

Join this webinar with employment law attorneys from Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Alchemy’s Senior OSHA Consultant as we discuss how to:

  • Get a firm grasp on workers’ comp as it relates to COVID-19
  • Identify potential legal liabilities and recognized hazards
  • Understand the difference between OSHA “recordable” and “reportable” in relation
    to COVID-19
  • Gain clarity on policies to update, such as PPE Policy, Injury & Illness Prevention Program, and more


Mark Lies
Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Mark’s practice focuses on Occupational Safety and Health Law and related employment law and personal injury litigation. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1968 and DePaul University School of Law in 1974. He was a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Navy and is a Vietnam Veteran.

Adam Young
Associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Adam is an accomplished trial lawyer and has successfully tried OSHA and other employment matters before federal and state courts. He graduated magna cum laude from both the University of Pennsylvania and Washington University School of Law and in 2016 Adam was named Seyfarth Shaw’s 2016 Pro Bono Associate of the Year.

Rick Gehrke
Senior Environmental Safety and Health Consultant, Intertek Alchemy

Rick is a certified management systems Lead Auditor with experience in ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001, LEED green building certification, business development, and certification program management. Rick earned his Associate of Applied Science in Intelligence Collection from the Community College of the Air Force and his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Environmental Science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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