Compliance with federal and state requirements on workplace health and safety costs employers millions of dollars each year. In addition to civil penalties charged by OSHA and state occupational safety and health agencies, companies not complying with these laws may also be subjected to criminal fines and imprisonment.
Foulston Siefkin LLP, Kansas' largest law firm, represents large corporations and small businesses in compliance with OSHA standards on process safety management, hazardous chemicals, lockout/tagout, permit-required confined spaces, hazard communication, hazardous waste operations and emergency response, respiratory protection, bloodborne pathogens, recordkeeping, toxic substance exposure (including asbestos, cadmium, lead, hydrogen sulfide, hydrogen fluoride, cyanide, and methane), and a wide variety of other safety concerns.
Foulston Siefkin attorneys have the experience and specialized knowledge to understand the related issues to help clients comply with federal and state laws on workplace safety and health. By choosing Foulston Siefkin, a full service law firm, clients will have access to attorneys with extensive OSHA experience along with other attorneys across several related practice areas including agribusiness, litigation, construction, employment and labor, environmental law, mergers and acquisitions, energy, and workers compensation.
Our attorneys will work closely with clients and with engineering, safety, and industrial hygiene experts to meet specific occupational safety and health needs. We represent clients before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and in both state and federal courts.
Areas of RepresentationImplementation of OSHA programs
Representation and Assistance during OSHA inspections
Representation in Whistleblower & Retaliation Claims
Defense against OSHA Civil & Criminal Enforcement Actions
Counseling on OSHA issues
Due Diligence Reviews during Mergers & Acquisitions
OSHA Targeting Nursing and Residential Care Facilities