Taylor A Lewellyn, JD
Legal Editor - EHS
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Taylor A. Lewellyn, J.D., is a Legal Editor for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) publications, covering environmental topics such as brownfields, drinking water, storage tanks, stormwater, and pesticides and covering safety topics such as bloodborne pathogens, confined spaces, fall protection, personal protective equipment (PPE), and slips and falls. Before joining BLR in 2017, Taylor clerked at Milford Superior Court in Connecticut and at MetLife Auto & Home in Warwick, Rhode Island. She also interned for the Environmental Advocacy Unit at the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the College of William & Mary and her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law. She is a member of the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals and the Rhode Island Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.

Recent articles by Taylor A Lewellyn, JD

  • Cal/OSHA Summit 2018: The chronic problem of slips, trips, and falls in the Golden State


    Though there are more fall protection resources than ever before in terms of training, products, and regulatory attention, the number of injuries due to slips, trips, and falls in the workplace continues to rise nationwide, and California is no exception. So, what is Cal/OSHA doing to combat these chronic slip, trip, and fall hazards, and what measures can you implement at your workplace to avoid becoming another statistic?

  • How to manage common fall hazards in every workplace


    Week 3 of the National Safety Council’s annual National Safety Month highlights falls, and with good reason. Violations of OSHA's requirements for fall protection topped the list of most frequently cited standards for fiscal year 2017, and falls remain one of the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths in both general industry and construction.

  • Be WISE: A new approach to fall protection emergency response

    If there is a fall from height at your facility or construction site, would you know what to do? That was the question posed by Loui McCurley, CEO of Pigeon Mountain Industries, at her session “Rapid Response to a Fall Protection Emergency” presented at the American Society of Safety Professionals’ (ASSP) Safety 2018 Conference and Exposition held in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Safety 2018: Leveraging the future of automation and artificial intelligence to enhance your safety culture


    On the second day of the American Society of Safety Professionals’ (ASSP) Safety 2018 Conference and Exposition held in San Antonio, Texas, self-described futurist Mike Walsh, author of The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas, energized the crowd of attendees by advocating an approach to safety and leadership that embraces automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning as valuable tools for safety programs of the 21st century.

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