Phillip C. Bauknight is a member of the NJTMA and Of Counsel at Fisher Phillips’ New Jersey office located in Murray Hill. Phil’s goal is to provides practical guidance to enable his clients to develop and maintain effective workplace safety and health management programs. His practice focuses on employment, business, and labor issues with an emphasis on OSHA, and workplace safety matters.
In his practice, Phil is a member of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group. He and his team can assist you in developing or updating your safety and health management program, with a special focus on self-audits and inspections, training, recordkeeping, integration of safety programs with other employment policies and procedures, DOT compliance and efforts to minimize related civil liability and repeat citations. Phil and his team can also aid in determining areas of vulnerability, determining manager roles, and developing the process needed for a response, whether you need to respond to an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) complaint, government inspection, or whistleblower investigation.
Should you receive a safety-related citation, Phil can help you evaluate your position and minimize exposure to penalties and fines. Phil and his team have broad experience in handling cases involving repeat or willful citations, corporate-wide investigations, whistleblower actions, construction and multi-employer settings, OSHA and MSHA Significant Cases, “Egregious Enforcement Program” (EEP) cases, and catastrophic and high visibility cases such as explosions, crane collapses, and employee fatalities. Whether negotiating a settlement at an OSHA conference, working on an ongoing OSHA abatement commitment, or defending an employer in litigation before the Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission (OSHRC), Phil has the knowledge and experience to vigorously defend your interests.
Fisher Phillips is one of the largest U.S. law firms representing management exclusively in all areas of labor and employment law. The firm has more than 440 attorneys in 36 offices, including Murray Hill, New Jersey.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Phillip C. Bauknight, Of Counsel
430 Mountain Avenue, #303, Murray Hill, NJ 07974