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ETS Ruling – What’s Next?

Jan 21, 2022


The Supreme Court’s recent ruling on OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) will have a major impact on the safety profession. ASSP has assembled three experts to answer your questions about this ruling and how it impacts you as a safety professional. Please join Courtney Malveaux, attorney at law with Jackson Lewis P.C., Deb Roy, president of SafeTech Consultants Inc., and Julian Mercer, director of global environmental, health and safety at Hexagon, for this timely conversation that will help you understand what to do moving forward.

What You Will Learn

  • Describe what happened with the ETS in the Supreme Court
  • Determine what's next and how to get there
  • Discuss findings so far and the lessons learned

Courtney Malveaux
Courtney MalveauxCourtney Malveaux, attorney at law with Jackson Lewis P.C. is a Principal in the Richmond, Virginia office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and Co-Leader of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Health Practice Group, as well as Leader of a Manufacturing Industry subgroup. Mr. Malveaux represents employers cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other regulatory agencies. He also advises and represents employers in employment law matters, including retaliation claims, employment discrimination, unemployment benefits and wage claims. Mr. Malveaux also represents business associations in state and federal legislative and regulatory matters, and he represented industrial employers on the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board. Before joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Malveaux enforced occupational safety and health laws and other state and federal labor laws as Virginia’s Labor Commissioner and he served as President of the National Association of Government Labor Officials.

Deborah R. Roy, MPH, CSP, COHN-S, FASSP
Deborah_RoyDeborah R. Roy, MPH, CSP, COHN-S, FASSP, president of SafeTech Consultants Inc. consults on global safety and health management systems, Total Worker Health®, risk assessment and COVID-19 safety. She recently retired as Corporate Director of Health, Safety and Wellness at L.L.Bean. Deborah was President of ASSP 2020-2021 and presented COVID-19 safety virtually to OSH professionals around the globe.

Julian Mercer
Julian MercerJulian Mercer, is Director, Global Environmental, Health & Safety at Hexagon Composites. Hexagon delivers safe and innovative solutions for a cleaner energy future. Hexagon’s solutions enable storage, transport, and conversion to clean energy in a wide range of mobility, industrial and consumer applications. As a member of the executive supportive team, he is the functional expert to Executive Vice President of Operations and CEO. Serving as a strategic partner to C-Suite & tactical partner to facility operations. Julian started as an ASSP student member serving as Vice President and President of the student chapter at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Most recently (2021) supported ASSP as volunteer leader in his former role of Regional Vice President of region VI – serving over 3500 members. Region VI covers 5 states (DE, MD, VA, NC, & SC) and the District of Columbia. Julian supports diversity and inclusion through involvement in ASSP’s Management Practice Specialty and Common Interest Groups - BISE, WISE, HSP and Emerging Professionals.


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