September 26, 2014

OSHA announces final rule on injury reporting

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued new requirements for reporting work-related deaths and severe injuries. Under the revised rule, employers must notify OSHA of work-related fatalities with eight hours and work-related in-patient hospitalizations, amputations or losses of an eye within 24 hours. The announcement followed preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2013 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. Read More

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