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Trent Cotney P.A. Construction Law Group to Speak at the National Safety Council

Leading law team presents with Barry Noll of the U.S. Department of the Interior

Tampa, FL, September 21, 2017 – 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,” stated Trent 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 is 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.

About Trent Cotney P.A.

Cotney Construction Law is a construction law firm currently with offices in Tampa, Orlando, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Ft. Lauderdale, Nashville and Mobile. They provide national representation for general, roofing, HVAC and specialty contractors. Specializing in the representation of businesses and professionals in construction disputes and transactions throughout the nation and with a proven track record in the State of Florida, Cotney is a well-known advisor and legal counsel in the roofing industry. The firm’s practice areas include construction law, litigation, arbitration, contract review, immigration, employment, drafting, OSHA defense, licensing defense, bid protests, lien law, bond law and alternative dispute resolution. For more information, visit

About National Safety Council

The nation’s leading safety advocate for more than 100 years, the National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization with the mission of eliminating preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by engaging businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public to help prevent the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. – preventable injuries.


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