Understanding the Multi-Employer Doctrine: OSHA Compliance for Contractors and Subcontractors

The multi-employer doctrine is an important aspect of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) compliance that can have significant implications for contractors, subcontractors, and other parties involved in construction, manufacturing, and other industries. This webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of the multi-employer doctrine from OSHA's perspective, including its application, requirements, and practical implications for different stakeholders.
Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the multi-employer doctrine: What is it and why is it important?
  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of different parties under the multi-employer doctrine, including general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and other stakeholders.
  • OSHA's enforcement approach to the multi-employer doctrine: How OSHA holds different parties accountable for workplace safety violations.
  • Best practices for compliance with the multi-employer doctrine, including communication and coordination among contractors, subcontractors, and other stakeholders.
  • Real-world case studies and examples illustrating the application of the multi-employer doctrine in different scenarios.
  • Tips for mitigating liability and reducing risks associated with the multi-employer doctrine.
  • Q&A session: Get answers to your specific questions related to the multi-employer doctrine and OSHA compliance.

This webinar is ideal for contractors, subcontractors, owners, project managers, safety managers, legal professionals, and other stakeholders involved in construction, manufacturing, and other industries where the multi-employer doctrine applies.

Register for this free webinar!
DATE: May 17, 2023
TIME: 10:30AM ET - 9:30AM CT - 7:30AM PT


Adele Abrams

Adele L. Abrams is an attorney, Associate Safety Professional (ASP) and Certified Mine Safety Professional (CMSP) who is president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C., a multi-attorney firm with offices in Beltsville, Maryland, Denver, Colorado, and Charleston, West Virginia. The firm represents employers in OSHA and MSHA litigation nationwide, and her firm also handles employment law matters in a large number of states. Abrams and her firm colleagues provide employment and safety law consultation, safety audits, industrial hygiene assistance, and training services to companies in a variety of industries. 

She is a member of the Maryland, D.C. and PA Bars; the U.S. District Courts of Maryland, D.C., and TN; the U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit 3rd Circuit, and 4th Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court. She also serves on the adjunct faculties of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and the University of Colorado-Boulder, where she teaches on employment, labor and occupational safety law. 

Adele is active member of the American Society of Safety Professionals, and of the National Safety Council, where she was awarded the Distinguished Service to Safety Award (DSSA) in 2017. Abrams has coauthored several textbooks on employment law, occupational and mine safety and health, and is a regular columnist on safety law issues for multiple magazines. She is also an Avetta Fellow. 

Duration: 1 Hour

Your e-mail address is used to communicate with you about your registration, related products and services, and offers from select vendors. Refer to our Privacy Policy for additional information.