OSHA strives to lower injury rate
- New OSHA rule requires eight-hour reporting. Southard, Betty; Barlow, Wayne E. // Personnel Journal;Jun94, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p32
Highlights the rule requiring employers to report job-related employee fatality or hospitalizations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Comparison with previous regulations; Impact on employers.
- OSHA's workplace injury rules go into effect. Laabs, Jennifer J.; Keller, Donald R. // Personnel Journal;Aug94, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p94
Reports that new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules regarding the reporting of workplace accidents went into effect on May 2, 1994. Requiring of employers to report accidents to OSHA that involve a single employee fatality or hospitalizations of three or more employees...
- Record injuries, even during summer 'fun' events. // HR Specialist: Ohio Employment Law;Aug2010, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers with 10 or more workers to have a record of work-related injuries.
- Expanded guidelines, paperwork? Moran, Tim // Crain's Detroit Business;11/10/97, Vol. 13 Issue 45, pE2
Announces that the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration expects rules on reporting occupational injuries and illnesses. Month by which the rules will take effect; Industries affected by the rules; Terms under the proposed rules.
- OSHA's prescription: More paperwork, less prevention. Faris, Jack // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);08/28/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p27
Criticizes the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's approach to combating work-related injury and illness. Goals that drove the revision of its record-keeping requirements; Proposed new criteria that will force employers to record more data; Need for the agency to focus...
- OSHA News. // Paint & Coatings Industry;Sep2015, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p16
This section offers Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) news briefs as of September 2015 including OSHA's issuance of a guidance for enforcing revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) and a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for work-related injuries and illnesses recordkeeping.
- OSHA WANTS TO GET REAL WITH INJURY AND ILLNESS DATA. // EHS Today;Dec2013, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p18
The article reports that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposes a new rule titled "Improved Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses" which revises its existing recordkeeping rules to require 38,000 establishments to electronically file records to the agency.
- OSHA targets plants with high injury rates. Toloken, Steve // Plastics News;4/10/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the federal government's campaign to reduce workplace injuries in the United States. US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's plan to give wall-to-wall inspections to workplaces; Estimated number of plastics processing companies listed under the SIC codes.
- OSHA considering employer-accident audits proposal. // Nation's Restaurant News;12/5/94, Vol. 28 Issue 48, p2
Reports on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) review of the Hazard Abatement Program, a proposal to audit accidents in the workplace. Requirement for employers to count the number of accidents at their facilities and to outline steps to eliminate causes of hazards.