Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

What is an OSHA Recordable?

An OSHA recordable injury is an occupational injury or illness that requires medical treatment more than simple first aid and must be reported. Any medical treatment that goes beyond first aid meets the general recording criteria and is thus recordable. OSHA Recordable Criteria: Death Loss of consciousness Days away from work Restricted work Job transfers…

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What a Partial Government Shutdown Would Mean for Workplace SafetyEnforcement: Is OSHA in “The Final Countdown”?

With the threat of a partial government shutdown looming on December 21, employers are left wondering which government agencies will be impacted if the shutdown occurs. Presently, departments in the following areas will be impacted by a partial government shutdown: Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Homeland Security, Interior, State, Transportation and Housing and Urban Development. Independent agencies…

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