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Facilities Management Expert Kevin Folsom explains how and why the OSHA reporting requirements changed.
Dr. David Michaels says, “In 2013, approximately three million private sector workers in America experienced a serious injury or illness on the job. However, we are encouraged that these rates continue to decline.”
Crowd management measures are critical during major sales events; U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA sends reminder to retail associations.
At the start of 2015, employers will be required to report all work-related fatalities within eight hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding about the incident.
In addition to the new reporting requirements, OSHA has also updated the list of industries that, due to lower occupational injury and illness rates, are exempt from the requirement to routinely keep injury and illness records.
CDC report on OSHA’s review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker deaths.
Personal protective equipment can be incorporated as preventive measures.
Assistant Secretary Michaels unveils OSHA’s new interactive training web tool on identifying workplace hazards.
OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4 celebrations.
U.S. Labor Department launches its annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and fatalities.