Deadline for Submitting 2016 OSHA Injury and Illness Data is Friday December 15, 2017

OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application(ITA) has been functional and available for use. The ITA is to be used for Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records to OSHA. The site can be access here. The OSHA injury reporting page contains instructions including Frequently Asked Questions. The content you should read is located at https://www.osha.gov/injuryreporting/index.html. A press release […]

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Leading Safety versus Measuring Failures – Safety Incentive Programs

Safety Incentive Programs

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued its final rule to “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” on January 1, 2017. It addressed injury-based safety incentive programs as part of safety program management in addition to affirming the statutory prohibition on retaliating against employees for reporting work-related injuries with the following advice: An […]

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Updated OSHA Recordkeeping Rule One Year Later

Workplace Safety Signs

At the beginning of 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued an updated Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule to tighten its fatality, injury and illness reporting requirements. The updated rule retained the requirement to report all fatalities within 8 hours and added the requirement to report all inpatient hospitalizations, amputations and […]

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From Gerry’s Desk – REMINDER – New Reporting Requirements from OSHA

In the past, employers were only required to report a work-related fatality or when three or more workers were hospitalized in the same occurrence. It has now changed. Employers are required not only to report all work related fatalities within 8 hours , but in addition, all work-related inpatient hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an […]

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Updated OSHA Reporting Requirements

KMRD Are You Ready for One Minute From Normal?

OSHA has enacted new reporting requirements effective January 1, 2015. Employers are now required to report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, or loss of an eye within 24 hours of learning about the incident. Prior to these updated reporting requirements, employers were only required to report workplace fatalities or […]

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