Don’t Report Yet! OSHA Holds Off on Electronic Posting RequirementsLast July, we wrote about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new electronic reporting requirements, which will require certain employers (those with 250 or more employees, or those with 20-249 employees in specific industries) to electronically submit injury and illness data. When OSHA announced the new reporting requirements, it gave a deadline of July

workplace hazardWhen does an incidence of workplace violence rise to the level of a federal case? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its guidance on just that issue. The OSH Act’s General Duty Clause requires employers to provide a workplace free from recognized hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm to

100 Percent Tie Off: New OSHA Fall Protection Standard for General Industry EmployersFor our general industry employers, you have new fall protection standards. As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration uses the term, “general industry” means all employers not in construction, agriculture, or maritime industries.

The new rule goes into effect soon – on January 17, 2017 – and employers were given only 60 days of notice