TAMPA, Fla. — Trent Cotney P.A. Construction Law Group, a leading national law firm for construction, specialty trades and OSHA law, will present at the NSC Congress & Expo with the Chief of the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Division of Safety, Barry Noll. Trent Cotney and Anthony Tilton of Trent Cotney P.A. Construction Law Group collaborated with Barry Noll to design a course for NSC to inform and teach employers and safety professionals what to expect during an OSHA compliance officer inspection, as well as their rights and duties.  They will discuss real-world, practical examples of issues encountered during OSHA inspections and how to properly address them.

The NSC Congress & Expo brings together the world's largest gathering of safety professionals annually. Cotney is a regular presenter at the NSC whose concept of the Journey to Safety Excellence® fits with the law firm’s commitment to safety.  “We are proud to be speaking with Barry Noll on this important topic of OSHA inspections,” said Cotney, president of the firm. “Safety is the number one issue in construction and our firm is focused on providing the tools and legal assistance to every contractor to create a safe work space.”

Trent Cotney is a leader in OSHA law and construction safety.  He's the editor and primary author of the book OSHA Defense for the Construction Industry and his firm was awarded OSHA Defense Law Firm of the Year — USA by Lawyer's Monthly (2015, 2016, and 2017).  Anthony D. Tilton works in all aspects of construction law with a strong focus on all matters relating to OSHA defense. He is known for his management and development of safety and health strategies for construction contractors and industrial facilities across the United States. Tilton’s OSHA practice concentrates on litigation and the appeals process for citations involving catastrophic construction or industry related accidents.

Barry Noll is the chief of the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) division of safety, evaluations, and voluntary protection programs. Noll manages DOI’s safety program which includes: developing safety policy, conducting safety program evaluations, providing consultative assistance to DOI senior leaders, bureaus and offices, conducting/reviewing serious accident investigation, and working with emergency managers on significant incidents. 

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