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New OSHA Reporting Requirement

Posted by Rachel Smith on Dec 8, 2014 7:00:00 AM

NEW OSHA REPORTING REQUIREMENT

Effective January 1, 2015 new reporting rules take effect for severe injury and illness under OSHA.  Under the new rules, all workplace fatalities must be reported to OSHA within 8 hours of the accident and all work related hospitalizations, amputations and loss of an eye within 24 hours. The previous requirements only required reporting when there was a fatality or three or more workers were hospitalized in the same incident.

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Topics: Property&Casualty, Insurance, Insurance Brokerage, Alert, OSHA, Risk Management