Occupational Safety and Health

Yesterday, the federal Occupation Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) published a final rule that requires certain employers to electronically submit to OSHA information collected and recorded by employers concerning workplace injuries and illnesses. The data collected will help OSHA identify, target and remove safety and health hazards, thereby preventing occupational injuries, illnesses, and deaths. The information Read more

Last year, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated the rules for reporting severe injuries and illnesses. The federal rules require employers to report all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye to OSHA within 24 hours of learning about it. By law, the states that operate under OSHA-approved State Plans are Read more