OSHA proposes rule change to track injuries

Nov 12, 2013 | 02:25 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, workplace safety, David Michaels, proposed rule change, Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a proposed rule change intended to improve workplace safety and health through stepped-up tracking of injuries and illnesses.

The announcement followed the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of its annual Occupational Injuries and Illnesses report, which estimated that 3 million workers were injured on the job in the United States last year.

The first proposed requirement is for establishments with more than 250 employees to electronically submit injury and illness records to OSHA on a quarterly basis.....





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