In conjunction with Austin Regional Manufacturers Association, we are announcing our 5th annual environmental, health and safety compliance and risk seminar.  We are now splitting the seminar into 2 events, one focused on health and safety and the other on environmental and hazardous materials compliance.

Find details and a registration link for the OSHA health and safety compliance risk seminar below:

Agenda for Health & Safety Compliance & Risk Seminar

Date: Tuesday March 10th, 2020

Time: 8am – 2:30 pm

Location: Norris Conference Center, 2525 West Anderson Lane, #365, Austin, TX 78757

The seminar will cover which OSHA health & safety laws apply to Texas manufacturers, how to mange them, and the significant liabilities companies face when failing to do so.  This year’s agenda will include a solid combination of OSHA compliance and Workers Compensation/Loss control presentations.


  • OSHA Austin area Office Representative:
    • Joann Natarajan: Compliance Assistance Specialist
  • Watkins Insurance Group
    • Joe Guyton, CRM, CIC
  • Berg Compliance Solutions, LLC:
    • Bradley Prais: Senior Environmental, Health & Safety Consulting Manager
    • JP Fedigan: Senior Environmental, Health & Safety Consultant
    • Tommy Berry: Staff Environmental, Health & Safety Consultant

Schedule & Presentations:


Speaker: Joann Natarajan: Compliance Assistance Specialist

8:00 – 8:45:  Top 10 Violations in Manufacturing & General Industry

9:00 – 9:45:  OSHA Update:  New Silica Directive and Targeted Enforcement Inspections and Programs

Berg Compliance Solutions:

Speaker:  Brad Prais, Senior EHS Consultant & Operations Manager

10:00 – 10:45:  OSHA’s In The Lobby – How to Manage an OSHA Inspection & Myth Busters: Common Health & Safety Compliance Misconceptions

Berg Compliance Solutions:

Speaker:  JP Fedigan, Senior EHS Consultant

11:00 – 11:45:  A Deep Dive Into OSHA’s Hearing Conservation Standard

Lunch:  11:45 – 12:30

Watkins Insurance Group

Speaker:  Joe Guyton, CRM, CIC

12:30 – 1:15:  Workers Compensation EMR Basics and The Benefits  Of Light Duty and Return To Work

Berg Compliance Solutions:

Speaker:  Tommy Berry, EHS Consultant

1:30 – 2:15:  A Deep Dive Into OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard