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How Do Your Injury Statistics Compare With Other Companies?

Posted by Emilcott Associates

Jan 29, 2016 4:11:27 PM

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. 

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Topics: workplace injuries and illness, OSHA Injury, establishment-specific injury and illness data, annual Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Report, severe work-related injury and fatality reporting, final rule revision to the Injury and Illness Reco, injury, Bureau of Labor Statistics, OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reportin, osha 300, incident rates, industies

Determining Recordability

Posted by Emilcott Associates

Dec 15, 2015 11:20:47 AM

Employers are responsible for recording all work-related injuries and illnesses. If you are unable to determine if an injury or illness is recordable after you have completed the investigation, and evaluated all available documents, it is recommended that you contact the OSHA area office nearest you.

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Topics: OSHA, OSHA Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904), severe work-related injury and fatality reporting, OSHA Compliance, OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, reporting, Medical Records, OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reportin

OSHA Recordkeeping Changes for 2015

Posted by Emilcott Associates

Dec 9, 2015 12:17:29 PM

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) recordkeeping requirements have been in place since 1971 (29 Code of Federal Regulations CFR Part 1904). The requirements were updated in 2002 to make it easier for employers to comply. OSHA has again updated the recordkeeping rule for 2015 to include two key changes.

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Topics: OSHA, OSHA Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904), health and safety, OSHA Compliance, Occupational Health, health hazards, occupational health and safety, reporting, Medical Records, OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reportin, OSHA 300A Annual Recordkeeping Summary Form, incident investigation

OSHA’s Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements – Updated

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Sep 16, 2014 11:57:00 AM

On September 11, 2014, U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a final rule revision to the Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements.  These revisions to 29 CFR 1904 are effective on January 1, 2015 and focus on two key requirements:

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Topics: severe work-related injury and fatality reporting, OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reportin, OSHA amputation reporting, revisions to 29 CFR 1904

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