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Services & Industries >> Labor & Employment >> Workplace Safety and Health

Workplace Safety and Health

Allen Matkins counsels and represents companies in matters involving alleged workplace injuries and safety violations. This includes representing companies during appeals and investigations by various state and federal agencies, including the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, and the U.S. Department of Labor (including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Mine Safety and Health Administration). Allen Matkins also regularly advises clients regarding compliance with workplace safety regulations. This includes providing recommendations on preventative measures and on realistically navigating the “gray areas” of various safety regulations. Our attorneys counsel employers on a variety of topics, including but not limited to: 

  • injury and illness prevention programs; 
  • heat illness prevention programs; 
  • process safety management; 
  • hazardous materials and substances; 
  • document and record retention; and 
  • other safety protocols.

Allen Matkins also oversees workplace safety audits for employers and provides training to employers and their management teams and/or staffs with presentations tailored to increase awareness of workplace safety regulations and to promote compliance with those laws.