OSHA updates injury reporting requirements

September 12, 2014 4:00 AM

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OSHA updates injury reporting requirements

OSHA announced a new final rule yesterday that changes requirements for reporting employee fatalities and hospitalizations. Keep reading to find out what employers must now do and when the changes take effect.

The new rule, which goes into force January 1, 2015, continues to require employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job. But it will now also require reporting of any work-related inpatient hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye. In the past, OSHA required employers to repor...

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