The Jensen Litigation Firm, PLLC represents contractors in OSHA disputes. People have hired use to defend them from investigation and claims made by OSHA authorities. If you are a constractor that needs an attorney to defend you in an OSHA case, we can help. Contact us now to defend your rights.
What is OSHA?
OSHA is The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a federal agency that deals with workplace safety issues.
Having a workplace accident can be a dangerous and stressful experience. Adding to a contractor's stress are OSHA issues. OSHA which has an enforcement arm through the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI).
Basic OSHA issues are discussed in Chapter 182 of Minnesota Statutes. If there is an accident on a worksite, federal or Minnesota OSHA investigators may interview you to see if project participants were following safety guidelines.
The OSHA enforcement officials may prosecute your company in administrative court under Chapter 5210 of the Minnesota Administrative Rules, or other rules. They may seek a substantial fine, which may be increased on future violations.
Why it is important to have an attorney for OSHA disputes?
Further, you may have to deal with a worker's compensation claim or tort claim that may be brought against your company. Because the OSHA investigation may develop facts that impact other liability you may have, be careful in your interactions with investigators. This may be a time to consider speaking with an attorney to defend you.
We have the knowledge and experience to handle OSHA disputes. Do not hesitate to contact us if:
- You are a contractor that has had a worksite accident.
- You are a contractor that has received notice from OSHA or MNOSHA regarding a safety violation.
- You are involved in a contested case proceeding in administrative court related to a safety issue.