Occupational Health And Safety Lawyers — Providing High-Calibre Advice
Occupational health and safety requirements are important for employers to heed. Being proactive can avoid workplace accidents, bullying and harassment claims, and fines or penalties for non-compliance.
Our lawyers offer comprehensive representation for public and private organizations, individuals, and government agencies regarding compliance with occupational health and safety legislation.
If a hearing or investigation is necessary, our lawyers have the knowledge and experience to guide your organization through the process. Our clients value the personalized attention we provide throughout process and the assertive stance we take in protecting their best interests
Reliable Advice and Analysis Pertaining To Occupational Health and Safety Matters
Overholt Law LLP advises on Occupational Health and Safety matters involving:
- Reporting obligations for workplace accidents and injuries;
- Investigating accidents and incidents of illness;
- Fatalities and serious injuries at the workplace;
- Workplace investigations; and
- Proceedings under the Workers’ Compensation Act, including at the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal.
We thoroughly investigate and analyze the facts to provide you with comprehensive advice. We will also explore alternate problem-solving options to provide you with the most efficient means of solving your legal issues. Our advice is tailored to help our clients avoid costly proceedings wherever possible.
Bullying And Harassment Claims
Employers have a duty to take reasonable steps to prevent workplace bullying and harassment. Our lawyers can help your organization draft policies to mitigate the possibility of a bullying and harassment complaint, or represent your organization if any allegations of bullying and harassment arise.
We also provide advice to employees who are the victims of bullying and harassment in the workplace. If you feel you have been victimized in the workplace, we encourage you to contact one of our lawyers.
Schedule An Appointment With Our Lawyers Today
To speak with one of the lawyers at Overholt Law LLP, please call 778-653-7561 or 877-296-1161. You may also contact our team online to schedule your consultation. Our firm is located in Vancouver, and our lawyers represent clients located throughout British Columbia. We have the skills to undertake work for international clients with respect to any workplace legal issues that arise in British Columbia.
Carman J. Overholt, K.C.:
“Enforcement of the Workers’ Compensation Act, Bill C-45, and Safe Practices in the Workplace: An Update in the Development of the Law” — A Presentation to FIOSA-MIOSA Safety Alliance of BC — May 1, 2013.
BC takes steps to reduce risk of workplace injury
Firefighters in BC get expanded workplace injury coverage
PTSD- Not every workplace injury affects the body
Not every long-term workplace injury is immediately obvious
Carman J. Overholt, K.C.:
Advised on workplace fatality arising from suspected drug use and workers’ compensation proceedings.
Represented a client before the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal successfully earning his entitlement to benefits