Burns White Attorneys Occupationa Safety and HealthKeeping your company safe by defending its best interests

Your employees are your greatest assets and their safety is critical to the health and vitality of your business. But the unexpected can happen on the job, and injury and environmental illness claims can be costly, while Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations can be complex and overwhelming.

Let the experienced attorneys at Burns White help you navigate the tough regulatory waters. Well versed in managing OSHA inspections, citation contests, and abatement orders, our attorneys can be your company’s best defense, protecting its interests by providing a foundation for better understanding.

Customer-focused, we work hand-in-hand with our clients to formulate a unique mitigation strategy that conforms to their distinct needs and circumstances. In addition, we help implement proactive measures to help reduce the likelihood of future citations and regulatory scrutiny.

With more than 25 years of broad technical expertise, we have a proven track record of helping clients from varied industries in areas relating to business, regulatory, and litigation matters.

Business counseling

  • Advisement on avoiding OSHA citations
  • Advisement on risk avoidance, crisis management, and employee training
  • Advisement on insurance-related disputes


  • Handling of OSHA and Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) citation contests and inspections
  • Counseling regarding federal, state, and local statute and ordinance compliance and violations
  • Representation before administrative hearings


  • Whistleblower claims
  • Wrongful death and/or catastrophic loss litigation
  • Citation contests and appeals
  • Informal settlement conferences
  • Abatement counseling

For more information about Occupational Safety and Health, please contact:

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