Items Tagged with 'OSHA final rules'

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PART TWO: OSHA RECORDKEEPING

More data, more problems?

A forthcoming rule may increase the amount and timeliness of injury data available to OSHA and the public. But stakeholders have concerns.

As OSHA prepares to issue a final rule that would significantly increase the amount of injury data it collects from employers – and release it to the public – stakeholder concerns continue. Among them: How OSHA will ensure the privacy of injured workers, and could the data unintentionally cast some employers in a bad light? (Part two of a two-part article.)


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Recordkeeping

OSHA announced several revisions to the injury and illness recordkeeping rule. What are those changes?
A final rule from OSHA updating its recordkeeping requirements is intended to spark a conversation between the agency and employers. What are the new requirements, and who is affected? (Part one of a two-part article)
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New OSHA reporting requirements

OSHA wants final rule to spark a dialogue with employers on preventing injuries
OSHA is pursuing two new rules that would change employer reporting requirements as part of an effort to get better and more up-to-date data. Learn what is being proposed, and what some key stakeholders think about the rules.
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Road to rulemaking

The steps OSHA takes to issue a new standard
OSHA’s rulemaking process has several steps, but not everyone agrees all the steps are needed. With some agency rules taking decades to promulgate, a few OSHA-watchers have suggested ways to speed up the process.
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