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.

OSHA Internal Memo Outlines Triage Process for Reported Fatalities & Injuries

By | OSHA Law Blog | March 2, 2015
OSHA Internal Memo Outlines Triage Process for Reported Fatalities & Injuries

Effective January 1, 2015 employers in states with Federal OSHA jurisdiction must report to OSHA all work-related fatalities (that occurs within 30 days of the work-related incident) within 8 hours of learning of the fatality, all work-related in-patient hospitalizations, all amputations and all losses of an eye within 24 hours of the work-related incident.

Five 2015 Environmental, Health and Safety Issues Manufacturers Need to Keep an Eye On

By | Manufacturing Law Blog | January 12, 2015

Matt set a pretty high bar last week, summarizing his thoughts for what could be a tumultuous 2015 on the labor and employment front.  Now, it’s my turn to provide some thoughts for 2015 the EHS front.  I’m not sure I’d call all of these predictions, since we know that they’re out there – more like “stuff to watch out for.”