OSHA UPDATE: Revised Procedures

By Rod Smith, Chuck NewcomPat Miller, and Matt Morrison

On March 4, 2016, OSHA issued new procedures to deal with reported injuries and illnesses. These new procedures deserve attention from employers facing a reportable injury or illness. Under the new procedures, OSHA will ask employers to conduct and provide a detailed internal investigation. Despite a new “safe harbor” which purportedly stops OSHA from using the employer’s investigation report to cite violations, employers need to be aware of the pitfalls.

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