It’s that time of year again – on February 1, we will all be posting our OSHA 300A injury/illness summary. Emilcott reviewed this in a recent blog, OSHA Forms, and in following this theme, we thought it might be interesting to look at some of the data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) about 2014 injury and illness incident rates.Read More
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On November 7, OSHA issued a news release regarding a proposed rule to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The rule was developed after a progression of informational meetings held in 2010 regarding the plausibility of electronic submission of establishment-specific injury and illness data. The proposed rule would amend current recordkeeping regulations adding requirements for the electronic submission of injury and illness information under existing standards, Part 1904.
Topics: establishment-specific injury and illness data, improve workplace safety and health, annual Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Report, Open Government Initiative, OSHA Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904)