OSHA Defense

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OSHA Defense Services

In the event your organization receives a violation and citation from OSHA, we are prepared to develop a defense with the intent of having the violation dismissed or reduced if appropriate. Our EHS professionals have successfully argued numerous cases with OSHA resulting in the reduction of the classification of the violation and the reduction of the monetary impact of the citation.
Employee improperly standing on lift-truck.
Employee marking equipment as out of service.
Employee texting while walking, about to be hit by lift-truck.
Common Defenses to OSHA Citations

Defending Against OSHA violations

There are a multitude of defense strategies that can be implemented when defending your organization against unwarranted OSHA citations. SAVI EHS will conduct an in-depth review of your OSHA violation a develop a plan to defend. They may include the following:

Employee Misconduct

Isolated occurrence when an employee has been provided the resources to ensure compliance.

Impossibility of Compliance

Compliance is impossible due to the nature of scope of work and an alternative hazard mitigation plan is in place.

Employer Had No Exposure

A hazard exists (e.g. damaged tool) but it was tagged “do not use” and therefore there employee was not exposed to a hazard.