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Brian D. Carr Presents on Legal Issues Facing Industrial Organizations


ProAct Safety, a recognized pioneer of safety excellence strategies, and Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, invited Carter Conboy’s Brian D. Carr to be the featured speaker on legal perspectives at their seminar, The Business of Machinery Safety: Making Safety a Competitive Advantage. The day-long seminar, held on April 14, 2015 at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, New York, focused on providing tactics and skills to assist industrial organizations in reducing and preventing safety-related issues in the workplace.

Mr. Carr’s presentation, “Legal Perspectives of Safety Related Issues”, examined legal risks facing companies due to safety related issues. His presentation included the causes of liability for industrial organizations, proving liability, and liability defenses; an overview of standards in the global marketplace relating to machine safeguarding, hazard mitigation, and safety hierarchy; and behavioral warning signs and implications of an unsafe workplace.

Brian D. Carr is a Director and litigator at Carter Conboy. Mr. Carr concentrates his practice in the defense of litigation claims, primarily involving product liability, construction and labor law, transportation, professional malpractice, premises liability, and personal injury liability. He is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent rated attorney and the current President of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) of Northeastern New York. Mr. Carr can be reached at 518-465-3484 or

Carter Conboy is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ peer rated full-service law firm committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to its clients. Founded in 1920, Carter Conboy has offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York, serving clients throughout New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New Hampshire. For additional information about the firm, visit or contact the firm’s Director of Marketing, Stacy A. Smith, at 518-810-0516 or