Law on the Job: Safety and Health Regulations for the Construction Industry

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Course Description

Rebroadcast - October 24th, 2018

  • 11:00-1:15pm PST / 12:00-2:15pm MST / 1:00-3:15pm CST / 2:00-4:15pm EST

In 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Act became law in order to protect the health and well-being of workers in the United States. This course will discuss, in detail, the construction standards (29 CFR 1926) of the OSH Act of 1970. Despite the construction field currently being highly regulated, injuries in the construction field still continue at an alarming rate resulting in personal injury cases, workers’ compensation cases, and disputes against penalties imposed by OSHA. This course will give those in the legal profession an overview of the construction standards of the OSH Act, the preventative measures taken by the industry to avoid injuries, common injuries on the job site, and legal strategies that may help personal injury attorneys in court.



  • Matt Arvin
    Matthew Arvin graduated from Ave Maria School of Law after earning his undergraduate degree in History and Classics from Valparaiso University. Matthew has five years of experience in construction safety management where he has worked for clients such as Duke Energy, General Mills, Toyota, and General Motors. Additionally, he is an authorized OSHA trainer where he teaches OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 classes. Barred in Tennessee, Matthew’s legal expertise includes personal injury on the job site, and safety regulations in the construction industry. He resides in the Nashville area with his wife, Chelsea, and their dog Harper.

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      • 2 General Credits
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    1. Introduction to OSHA
    2. General Safety and Health Provision
    3. Personal Protective Equipment
    4. Fire Prevention
    5. Signs, Signals and Barricades
    6. Tools
    7. Trenching
    8. Welding and Cutting
    9. Electrical Injuries
    10. Scaffolding
    11. Fall Protection
    12. Motorized vehicles
    13. Confined Spaces

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