September 16, 2014 “OSHA Compliance Strategies for Health Care Organizations” by Robert C. Chadwick, Jr.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 11:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Dallas Ft. Worth Hospital Council Offices
250 Decker Drive, Irving, TX 75062-2706
RSVP here by Noon on September 15, 2014 Register Early As Space Is Limited

The North Texas Healthcare Compliance Professionals Association (NTHCPA) invites members and other interested health care compliance professionals to prepare to meet upcoming HIPAA tests by coming for “OSHA Compliance Strategies for Health Care Organizations” from attorney Cynthia Marcotte Stamer at our next NTHCPA Study Group Luncheon on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 11:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

About the Program
Hospitals, nursing homes and other health care providers face a host of special rules and challenges unique to the health care industry provide that complicate their ability to provide the safe workplace required by the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other health and safety laws. Health industry compliance professionals and their organizations are under growing pressure to meet these challenges. Prompted by is finding that the injury rate of health industry workers is twice the rate for private industry as a whole, the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) and other agencies increasingly are working to improve the safety of health care workers by targeting health industry employers for health and safety enforcement and other efforts.

Mr. Chadwick will discuss key OSHA requirements, enforcement developments and compliance risk management strategies to help health care compliance and other health industry leaders manage OSHA and other occupational health and safety compliance responsibilities and risks and other related exposures. Among other things, his presentation will include:
• Core and industry specific occupational health & safety rules
impacting health industry employers
• Recordkeeping and reporting requirements
• Anti-retaliation rules;
• New OSHA compliance resources published in January, 2014;
• Tips for preparing for an unexpected OSHA audit
• Tips for investigating and responding to workplace incidents; and
• Other risk management aids and strategies;

North Texas Health Care Compliance Association (NTHCPA) invites health industry compliance and other leaders to catch up on these emerging health and safety exposures and learn key tips for preparing to meet these OSHA and other health and safety law compliance and risk management from Board Certified Labor & Employment attorney Robert G. Chadwick, Jr. at the next NTHCPA Study Group Luncheon on September 16, 2014.

Registration & Meeting Details

The meeting scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the offices of the Dallas Ft Worth Hospital Council, 250 Decker Drive, Irving, TX 75062-2706 will feature a complimentary luncheon and drinks for those who timely R.S.V.P. Registration and networking begins at 11:30 a.m. Our program will begin at Noon. There is no charge to participate in the meeting. However space is limited and available only on a first come, first serve basis. To ensure your spot and help us to arrange for adequate space and refreshments for this meeting, R.S.V.P. here as soon as possible and no later than Noon on September 15, 2014. Walk in guests will be accommodated on a space-available basis only.

About The Speaker, Robert C. Chadwick, Esq.

A shareholder in the law firm of Campbell & Chadwick, P.C., Mr. Chadwick has 30 years’ experience counseling, representing and defending health industry and other employers about occupational safety and health and other labor and employment law compliance, risk management and litigation concerns.
Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer, a distinction reserved for the top 5% of the lawyers in the State and with the AV Preeminent peer review rating (the highest recognized) by Martindale-Hubble, he has attained the peer review rating of 5.
Admitted to practice in Texas and Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court, and various U.S. Courts of Appeals and District Courts, Mr. Chadwick regularly counsels and defends employers, writes and speaks about occupational health and safety and other labor and employment concerns including “How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Inspection.” He served as the Chapter Monitor of the “2010 Cumulative Supplement, Employment Discrimination Law, 4th Ed.” Published by BNA Books. He currently serves as a member of the Professional Liability Editorial Board for the “Journal of American Law,” a peer reviewed national law journal published quarterly by the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and is the current Chapter Development Committee Co-Chair and past Texas Chapter Chair of the Professional Liability Underwriters Society. For additional information about Mr. Chadwick or his firm, see http://www.CampbellChadwick.com.

Thanks To Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, P.C.

The NTHCPA thanks Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, P.C., for its generous underwriting support of the September 16, 2014 Study Group luncheon. Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, P.C. counsels, represents and defends health industry and other clients on regulatory and operational compliance, employment and other workforce, federal and state public policy and enforcement, reimbursement, licensing and credentialing, peer review, HIPAA and other privacy and data security, and other health industry internal controls, compliance and risk management and other legal and operational concerns. For additional information about Cynthia Marcotte Stamer, P.C., contact its founder and Managing Shareholder, Cynthia Marcotte Stamer at 469.767.8872 or see http://www.cynthiastamer.com.

About the NTHCPA

NTHCPA exists to champion ethical practice and compliance standards and to provide the necessary resources for ethics and compliance Professionals and others in North Texas who share these principles. The vision of NTHCPA is to be a pre-eminent compliance and ethics group promoting lasting success and integrity of organizations within North Texas.
Would you or someone you know like to join the NTHCPA, get notice of upcoming meetings or events and network on relevant professional developments with other health care professionals? Stay on top of information about upcoming meetings and share and dialogue with other NTHCPA members about health care compliance challenges and developments by participating in our meetings and events, joining our North Texas Health Care Compliance Professionals Association LinkedIn Group and checking out the NTHCPA News here. To be added to our invitation list, we also encourage interested persons to make sure we have your current contact information by registering to receive health care updates here or sending your current contact information including name, title, company, preferred mailing address, e-mail, and telephone number to Vice-President Cynthia Marcotte Stamer here.

Sponsorship and Other Involvement Opportunities
Would you like to show your support for the NTHCPA by sponsoring the luncheon or hosting a social hour? Want to help plan upcoming meetings? Suggest a speaker or topic? Help with the newsletter or website? Serve on the steering committee or get more involved in other ways? Get more information about membership or involvement with the NTHCPA? Send your inquiry by e-mail here.

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