New Year Rings in New OSHA Regulations – Part 2

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Thu, Jan 29, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Exempt or Partially Exempt?

There are 2 classes of employers that are exempt from the federal OSHA requirement to keep any of the recordkeeping forms mentioned in Part 1 of New Year Rings in New OSHA Regulations:

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Topics: OSHA Compliance

New Year Rings in New OSHA Regulations – Part 1

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 @ 09:29 AM

Here’s a bit of news you should know: Federal OSHA just changed the rules. Before, it required the work-related hospitalization of three or more injuries to be reported to OSHA. Now, a single workplace injury resulting in an in-patient hospitalization, an amputation, or the loss of an eye requires reporting to OSHA within 24 hours by calling 800-321-6742 or by calling the closest OSHA Area Office. As always, any work-related fatality requires reporting within 8-hours. The updated rule went into effect on January 1, 2015. 

Federal OSHA discusses the reporting change above, as well as changes to its 1904 Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements page that is accessible at https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/

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Topics: OSHA Compliance

19 OSHA & Regulatory Action Items for 2015

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Mon, Jan 19, 2015 @ 10:43 AM

Ensure that your facility complies with OSHA deadlines and regulations.

These 19 action items for annual OSHA (or other regulatory agency) requirements affect most healthcare facilities, including medical practices, dental offices, and community providers.

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Topics: OSHA Training, OSHA Medical, OSHA Dental

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