Occupational Safety and Health

McGuireWoods has extensive experience representing employers across the nation in all matters relating to the Occupational Safety and Health Act, state-OSHA programs, and the Mine Safety and Health Act. Our team includes attorneys from several practice groups, including Labor & Employment, Environmental Solutions, and Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation. This multi-disciplinary team is uniquely equipped to handle all workplace safety and health issues that arise, including:

  • Accident/Fatality Response
  • Employer Self-Audits
  • Enforcement Action Defense
  • Indoor Air Quality Management
  • OSHA and MSHA Inspections
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims
  • Safety and Health Program Design

On-The-Ground Response

When facing safety audits or emergencies, you need experienced, vigorous counsel who can represent and defend your company’s interests by your side. McGuireWoods safety and health services include:

  • Responding to catastrophic workplace accidents and fatalities.
  • Defending employers in OSHA and MSHA inspections and enforcement actions.
  • Defending employers against complaints of retaliation and whistle-blowing violations filed with OSHA, MSHA, and state agencies.
  • Counseling employers on developing and enhancing written safety and health programs and conducting self-audits.
  • Advising employers on compliance with OSHA and MSHA regulations and other safety and health standards (and management of indoor air quality, including mold).
Joel Allen Joel S. Allen
2000 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75201
T: +1 214 932 6464
F: +1 214 273 7488
Patrick M Meacham Patrick M. Meacham
434 Fayetteville Street
Suite 2600
Raleigh, NC 27601
T: +1 919 755 6674
F: +1 919 755 6578
Elizabeth M Rothenberg Elizabeth M. Rothenberg
Bank of America Tower
50 North Laura Street
Suite 3300
Jacksonville, FL 32202-3661
T: +1 904 798 2683
F: +1 904 360 6352
Dana Rust Dana Rust
Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3916
T: +1 804 775 1082
F: +1 804 698 2158