We Know OSHA

Your business has questions. We have answers.

Practice Areas

Our attorneys draw on their decades of experience and intimate, hands-on knowledge of OSHA standards and regulations to advise and represent clients in a wide range of industries, including construction, manufacturing, trucking, agriculture, health care, and others. Our services include:

OSHA Compliance Counseling

We help ensure that your rules, policies, and procedures comply with the OSHA Standards.

OSHA Inspection Counseling

We manage the OSHA inspection from the opening to the closing with the goal of avoiding citations altogether.

Resolving OSHA Citations

We resolve any citations issued in the way that works best for your company.

EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

Many of our attorneys worked in construction or general industry before practicing law, so they have experienced OSHA issues firsthand and gained a unique perspective. Their decades of experience dealing with OSHA—whether on the job or in the courtroom—has given them the knowledge and skills needed to analyze the relevant issues, evaluate the merits of the citations, and obtain the best outcome for your company.

Our Results

Our reputation, experience, and competitive spirit ensures that we obtain the best outcome for every client in every situation.

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EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

Our emergency response team provides experienced, proactive counsel, skilled in a wide range of issues, to coordinate responses to catastrophic losses.

Who is exempt from OSHA?

Because of OSHA's broad scope, most employers and employees must follow its standards and regulations on occupational health and safety. However, there is a small category of persons exempt from OSHA, i.e., they are safe from citations and punishment if they do not...

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How to Quash an OSHA Warrant

If an employer refuses an OSHA inspection, or if prior to the inspection it is believed that the employer will refuse the inspection, OSHA can seek an inspection warrant. Once the employer receives the OSHA inspection warrant, it is possible to get the warrant...

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When OSHA Can Request 300 Logs

When an OSHA representative requests an employer to provide copies of its 300 log, the employer must provide copies of the log within four business hours. But when is OSHA allowed to request the 300 logs? An OSHA inspector can access an employer’s 300 log if the...

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What Our Clients Are Saying

“The OSHA attorneys at SmithAmundsen are extremely knowledgeable, and they have always helped us achieve favorable outcomes in our OSHA matters.”

-Matt S., Construction Company Owner
“They have helped us through some serious OSHA issues, and they have the knowledge and experience to get the job done!”

-Jesse A., Risk & Safety Director for Construction Company
“Matt and his team provide value add, readily-available advice on OSHA issues whenever we need their help. They understand challenges employers face and are an excellent partner if you’re looking for advice, training, or anything to do with OSHA compliance.”

-Linda P., Executive Director, Logistics & Warehousing Company