253624 “OSHA's forty years' –Learning from the past and future directions”

Monday, October 31, 2011

David Michaels, PhD, MPH , Department of Labor, OSHA, Washington, DC
The assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health will present information on OSHA's current agency enforcement and regulatory policies, including efforts to reduce health disparities and advance worker rights and protections.

At the end of this session, the learner will be able to: (1) list at least two of OSHA's regulatory priorities and the timeline for proposing or finalizing the rule; (2) describe at least two of OSHA's new enforcement strategies and the worker population expected to benefit from it; and (3) identify at least one practice or opportunity for inter-agency, federal collaboration on worker health and safety.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to describe and discuss the latest programs and activity of OSHA

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health, the top official at the US Dept of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. I was confirmed by the US Senate in December 2009.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.