OSHA 300-A Summary forms listing 2020 injuries and illnesses must be posted by Feb. 1, 2021. Employers who keep Part 1904 OSHA workplace injury and illness records must review the 2020 OSHA 300 Log for accuracy, correct any issues and then create the 300-A Annual Summary. Form 300-A summaries must be posted in an area […]
An employee claims his employer retaliated against him for collecting workers’ comp benefits. What did a court think about his claim?
OSHA has issued a memo that it hopes will clear up some confusion over whether certain drug testing and safety incentive programs aren’t permitted under its 2016 recordkeeping regulation.
Businesses have until Feb. 1 to post their annual injury and illness summary as required by OSHA.
OSHA says this company “has shown a pattern of defiance” toward safety standards since 2000. When you add the latest OSHA fines to the company’s previous ones, the total come to more than $1 million.
OSHA began collecting calendar year 2020 Form 300A data Jan. 2, and electronic versions of the form must be submitted by March 2. Electronic submissions are required by employers who have 250 or more employees and who are required to keep OSHA injury and illness records. Employers with 20-249 employees in industries with historically high […]
Employers didn’t report injury and illness data for more than 50% of workplaces that met OSHA’s reporting criteria in 2018, according to a new watchdog report. But how can OSHA crack down on this lack of recordkeeping? A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) paints a picture of how it thinks OSHA should […]
Feb. 1 is the deadline for employers to post 300-A Summary forms listing 2018 injuries and illnesses.
A yet-to-be-implemented part of OSHA’s recent revisions on reporting workplace injuries may not go into effect at all.
A recent ruling by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) clarifies OSHA’s ability to fine companies for older recordkeeping violations.
Judges split 2-1 on whether an employee who was injured at work should receive workers’ comp benefits after testing positive for weed. Which side prevailed?
Injury and illness records for more than 238,000 employers have been made public via Public Citizen’s website, thanks to a recent court win. OSHA agreed to make the records of 238,641 employers publicly available to Public Citizen after a two-year court battle that ended with a U.S. District Court judge finding the records weren’t confidential. […]
OSHA recently released two interpretation letters about recording employee injuries. One involves an employee who fainted after seeing the blood from his own cut finger; the other involves companies that use staffing agencies to hire employees.
Does OSHA work for working people? No way, says David Michaels — the man President Obama will nominate to run the agency.
A regulation to revise how companies report injury data to OSHA is one step closer to reality. The rule would also make companies’ injury data available online to the public.
A federal judge has rejected an attempt by states and public health groups to reinstate part of an OSHA recordkeeping rule. Six states (Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey and New York) and three public health groups sought to require some employers to submit their Forms 300 and 301 electronically to OSHA. In 2016, under […]
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