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OSHA New Injury Reporting Requirement

Federal OSHA has implemented new injury reporting requirements as of January 1, 2015:  you must report any fatality to OSHA within 8 hours (that has not changed).  In-patient hospitalization of one employee (used to be three employees), amputation or loss … Continue reading

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Amputation result of reaching into moving machine

The following article about a company cited after an employee lost a finger by reaching into a moving machine, is from the July 15 OSHA QuickTakes.  Employees should never be reaching into moving machines.  We have seen companies where that … Continue reading

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Injury reporting changes

OSHA is seeking comments on two proposed changes to injury reporting. The first change is that employers will have to report within 8 hours not just a fatality or hospitalization of three or more people (which is the current requirement), … Continue reading

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