Recordkeeping

ARTICLES

WHAT IS A NEAR MISS?

Reporting near misses

Why are they important, and how can safety pros get employees involved?
Observing and abating hazards before someone gets hurt is vital to ensuring worker safety, and a near-miss program can help. Learn what near misses are, how they work, and how to collect reports on them.
Read More

Report calls for more action from MSHA on underreporting

Washington – The Mine Safety and Health Administration needs to take additional steps to deter the underreporting of workplace incidents, injuries and illnesses, according to a new audit report from the Department of Labor Office of Inspector General.
Read More

OMB begins review of OSHA recording rule

Washington – A final OSHA rule that would update the agency’s industry classification system and amend employer reporting requirements was submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review on Feb. 19.
Read More