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Katten Safety Advisory Group Quarterly Meeting

Presented by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and the University of Houston Law Center
Event | June 14, 2016

Katten Safety Advisory Group will host Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, at its quarterly meeting. Dr. Michaels will discuss efforts to reform Process Safety Management (PSM) Standards and other Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) priorities. Additional topics will include:

  • US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) update and the Macondo Report;
  • OSHA update on the final Silica Rule and the final Injury and Illness Reporting Rule;
  • US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) update on challenges to the EPA's proposed Risk Management Plan (RMP) Rule revisions;
  • Process Safety Regulatory reform and an update on California PSM reform;
  • Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) update and a look at the final Offshore Well Control Rule; and
  • US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) update on proposed Pipeline Safety Regulations.