Workplace Safety

Steptoe & Johnson's Workplace Safety Team provides sound advice aimed at reducing human resources costs associated with occupational injury and illness. Lawyers can also help minimize the risks associated with government oversight or lawsuits alleging deliberate intent.
The Workplace Safety Team has specific experience in the following areas:The group can assist clients in evaluating their workplaces to reduce the risk of injury or adverse regulatory action.

  • Safety management

  • Dealing with OSHA and MSHA inspections and citations

  • Litigation involving OSHA and MSHA

  • Litigation of tort-like claims of deliberate intent

  • Handling all types of workers' compensation and occupational pneumoconiosis claims


12 Team Members

Know How

Alert: OSHA's West Virginia "No-Notice" Campaign: What You Need to Know
According to media reports, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is launching what it calls a "no-notice" campaign in West Virginia this summer. OSHA indicated that this campaign is designed to reduce construction injuries and deaths.

Representative Experience

  • Defended against numerous OSHA citations in a variety of industries, including alleged violations of blood borne pathogen standards before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
  • Counseled employers in OSHA compliance
  • Assisted clients with OSHA citation response


Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a U.S. energy firm with core strengths in labor & employment, litigation and transactional law. In 2013, Steptoe & Johnson celebrated 100 years of helping clients reach their goals.


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