Reminder: Providers Must Submit OSHA Injury & Illness Reports

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Health care providers must submit injury and illness reports to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), according to a final rule that became effective on January 1, 2024. The rule amended its occupational injury and illness recordkeeping regulation to require certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information to OSHA that employers are […]

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OSHA Finalizes Injury and Illness Log Submission Requirements

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule that amends its occupational injury and illness recordkeeping regulation to require certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information to OSHA that employers are already required to keep under the recordkeeping regulation. Specifically, OSHA finalized the requirement for establishments with 100 or more […]

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OSHA Finalizes Injury and Illness Log Submission Requirements

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule that amends its occupational injury and illness recordkeeping regulation to require certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information to OSHA that employers are already required to keep under the recordkeeping regulation. Specifically, OSHA finalized the requirement for establishments with 100 or more employees in […]

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OSHA Finalizes Injury and Illness Log Submission Requirements

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule that amends its occupational injury and illness recordkeeping regulation to require certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information to OSHA that employers are already required to keep under the recordkeeping regulation. Specifically, OSHA finalized the requirement for establishments with 100 or more employees in […]

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OSHA Seeks Input from Home Care Providers on a Potential Workplace Safety Rule

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has notified the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy  that OSHA intends to convene its Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) panel (also known as a “SBREFA” panel) on a possible Prevention of Workplace Violence in Healthcare and Social Assistance rule. The panel, scheduled to formally convene  on […]

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Free Webinar on Submitting Injury & Illness Data to OSHA

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February 2, 2023 10:00 AM to Noon Eastern Register here OSHA is hosting a free webinar on its recordkeeping requirements and electronically submitting workplace injury and illness data using the Injury Tracking Application. Have you reviewed your 2022 OSHA 300 log and is the form 300A ready to post by February 1? Are you required […]

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OSHA Reminder: Submit 2022 Injury Tracking Application

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reminding employers that the agency is collecting calendar year 2022 Form 300A data. Employers must submit the form electronically by March 2, 2023. Establishments under Federal OSHA jurisdiction can use the ITA Coverage Application to determine if they are required to electronically report their injury […]

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Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to COVID-19 Worker Vax Mandate

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On Monday, October 3, the United States Supreme Court rejected an appeal from ten states attorneys general, declining to hear their legal challenge to the COVID-19 health care worker vaccination mandate created by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The mandate, which included exemptions for religious purposes, applied to about 10.4 million workers at care facilities that receive […]

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OSHA to Ramp Up Coronavirus Inspections

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Remember OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) from June 2021? You need to. The agency announced earlier this month its intention to increase its coronavirus inspection goal from 5% to 10% in response to reports from the CDC of increasing COVID-related hospitalizations nationwide. Data from the CDC forecasts these rate increases will continue in the coming […]

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OSHA Public Hearing on COVID-19 Health Care Rulemaking

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On June 21, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an interim final rule establishing an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect healthcare and health care support service workers from occupational exposure to COVID-19 in settings where people with COVID-19 are reasonably expected to be present (86 FR 32376). The ETS took effect […]

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OSHA Public Hearing on COVID-19 Health Care Rulemaking

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On June 21, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an interim final rule establishing an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect healthcare and health care support service workers from occupational exposure to COVID-19 in settings where people with COVID-19 are reasonably expected to be present (86 FR 32376). The ETS took effect […]

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OSHA Public Hearing on COVID-19 Health Care Rulemaking

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On June 21, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an interim final rule establishing an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect healthcare and health care support service workers from occupational exposure to COVID-19 in settings where people with COVID-19 are reasonably expected to be present (86 FR 32376). The ETS took effect […]

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