Don Dressler

Director, Don Dressler Consulting

Don Dressler has 40 years experience in safety, workers' compensation and human resources. He is a Consultant on insurance and risk management issues for private companies on workers compensation insurance and safety. Mr. Dressler is also an Attorney focusing on employment and human resources issues, accident investigations and OSHA compliance and workers' compensation defense. A former CEO of a workers' compensation insurer, he is admitted to the California Bar and the Federal Courts.

A graduate of Stanford Law School has an MBA from Pepperdine University and a BA from Kansas State University. He is author of California Office Safety and How to Write Your Company's Safety Plan. He is Safety Group Manager for 3,500 legal and financial firms in California and also advises individual clients. He is founding partner in the human resources firm, Workforce Consultants.

Supervisors - Helping them Play a Key Role in Safety

A supervisor has many responsibilities. in many organizations, the supervisor is responsible not only for supervisory responsibilities, but also for production responsibilities, that is, to get a product or service out the door. A Supervisor – under OSHA – is responsible for knowing the work hazards his employees face, to make sure they are trained, to enforce safety rules. in short - to fulfill the employer's General Duty to provide a safe workplace.

Managing OSHA Inspections and Accident Investigations

Was your company one of the over 50,000 inspected by Federal or a State OSHA this year? If not, will you be prepared as OSHA steps up its enforcement this year? We will cover what triggers an OSHA inspection, what you can expect when an inspector calls on your facility, what your rights and obligations are, should you request a warrant, and what you should do during the inspection and afterwards.