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You are invited to listen to Episode 11 of Greenberg Traurig’s Workplace Safety Review Podcast, “Diversity in the Environmental, Health & Safety Community – What Needs to Be Done?

In this episode, Greenberg Traurig’s Michael T. Taylor, chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Group, speaks with Francene Diehl, corporate director of safety for Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. Diehl discusses her own experience as an environmental, healthy, and safety professional, and how to increase diversity in the industry.

The podcast, in which Taylor interviews influential environmental, health, and safety professionals across the country in a broad range of industries, is available on the Greenberg Traurig website, as well as on Apple PodcastsStitcher, and Spotify.

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Michael Taylor is Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s OSHA group. He focuses his practice exclusively on representing employers regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Chemical Safety Board (CSB) matters across the country. Over the last eighteen years, Michael

Michael Taylor is Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s OSHA group. He focuses his practice exclusively on representing employers regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Chemical Safety Board (CSB) matters across the country. Over the last eighteen years, Michael has defended scores of employers during enforcement litigation before federal OSHA, Cal-OSHA, SC-OSHA, WA-DOSH, as well as other state plan states. Many of these representations have involved a significant injury, fatality, or catastrophic event in the workplace.

Currently, Michael is providing guidance to employers regarding appropriate engineering, work practices, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment when dealing with COVID-19 in the workplace. Michael also provides OSHA compliance counseling, OSHA inspection counseling, OSHA whistleblower representation, and OSHA due diligence reviews, and CSB investigations for clients.  Michael has wide-ranging experience in the workplace safety field, including his prior public service as General Counsel to the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the federal agency in charge of the trials and appeals of workplace safety and health disputes between federal OSHA and the regulated community. In 2013, EHS Today named Michael as one of the Top 50 People Who Most Influenced Environmental, Health, and Safety. A highly committed advocate, Michael’s clients can rely on him to be present and engaged regarding any workplace safety and health issue in any state across the country.

‡ Admitted in the District of Columbia. Not admitted in Virginia. Practice in Virginia limited to federal OSHA and proceedings before federal agencies.