2019 Outlook on Occupational Safety & Health

Venue

This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

Sign up for Bloomberg Environment’s webinar on the 2019 Outlook on Occupational Safety & Health to make sure your organization is prepared to respond to the latest – and upcoming – regulatory activity and enforcement trends at both the federal and state levels.

Bloomberg Environment reporters will highlight safety and health developments you may have missed in 2018 and will forecast congressional and agency priorities for 2019.

Topics covered will include:

  • Legal and regulatory developments in worker health and chemical safety
  • The outlook for enforcement
  • Anticipated activity in Congress, including on workplace violence and heat exposure

Presenters

Fatima Hussein
  • Reporter
  • Bloomberg Environment

Fatima Hussein is a worker safety legal reporter for Bloomberg Environment. She covers changes in worker safety laws, reports on the various administrative safety agencies, from OSHRC to FMSHRC, and writes about trends in the field.

She was previously a legal reporter at the Indianapolis Star covering organized labor, politics and elections, and she was a labor reporter at the Cincinnati Enquirer, covering employment and pensions.

She graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law and the University of North Florida.

Sam Pearson
  • Reporter
  • Bloomberg Environment

Sam Pearson covers worker safety and chemical security for Bloomberg Environment. He has covered Congress and regulatory agencies for several news publications. Sam is a journalism graduate of California State University—Sacramento and earned his masters’ degree in journalism and public affairs from American University.

Bruce Rolfsen
  • Senior Reporter
  • Bloomberg Law

Bruce Rolfsen is a senior reporter at Bloomberg Law where he has covered OSHA and worker safety for eight years.

His stories have included tracking OSHA’s enforcement of the new silica rules, the ongoing debate about requirements to file injury reports with OSHA, and how new technologies such as drones and wearable devices are adapted as safety tools.