OSHA Issues New Temporary Worker Bulletins

By | OSHA Law Blog | March 30, 2015
OSHA Issues New Temporary Worker Bulletins

OSHA announced in April 2013 its initiative to protect temporary workers. Since then, OSHA has published three bulletins intended as guidance documents for situations where a staffing agency and a host employer are considered joint employers, sharing the responsibility to meet the health and safety requirements under the OSH Act.

State Plans Slowly Adopt New Federal OSHA Reporting Requirements

By | OSHA Law Blog | March 4, 2015
State Plans Slowly Adopt New Federal OSHA Reporting Requirements

Beginning on January 1, 2015, employers in states with Federal OSHA jurisdiction were required to start reporting to OSHA work-related fatalities (that occur within 30 days of the work-related incident) within 8 hours of learning of the fatality, work-related in-patient hospitalizations, amputations and losses of an eye within 24 hours of the work-related incident.