Category Archives: Recordkeeping

by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You have an employee dislocate their finger at work.  You send her to an occupational medicine clinic.  While at the clinic, the physician performs a closed reduction procedure on her dislocated finger. It was determined that … Continue reading

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OSHA releases new educational bulletin on injury recording requirements to help protect temporary workers WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a new educational resource that focuses on requirements for injury recording of temporary … Continue reading

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Commonwealth of Kentucky Labor Cabinet 1047 US 127 SOUTH FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY 40601-1975Steven L. Beshear, Governor                                Larry L. Roberts, Secretary      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         Contact: Daniel Lowry502.564.3219 502.545.9089     Kentucky Labor Cabinet Reminds Employers to Post Injury and Illness Recordkeeping … Continue reading

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OSHA issued a proposed rule to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The announcement follows the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of its annual Occupational Injuries and Illnesses report, which estimates that three … Continue reading

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Steel erection and roofing contractor Marcus Borden has been cited for six safety violations, some involving fall hazards, following the hospitalization of three workers for injuries suffered while performing roof work in Cordova, Alabama. Proposed penalties total $69,200. In March, … Continue reading

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Repeat safety hazards found at Ohio store OSHA cited Home Depot Inc. for eight safety violations, including seven repeat, carrying proposed penalties of $150,700 after an inspection at its store in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. The inspection was initiated under the site-specific … Continue reading

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Unclear Exit Routes Found Royal Aluminum Co. Inc., a vinyl window manufacturer, was cited by OSHA for 18 alleged safety and health violations, including three repeat, at its facility in Newark, New Jersey. Proposed penalties total $57,400 following an inspection … Continue reading

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Goal is to improve tracking of federal workplace injuries, illnesses OSHA issued a final rule that will require all federal agencies to submit their OSHA-required injury and illness data to the Bureau of Labor Statistics every year. This data will … Continue reading

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Workers exposed to numerous hazards DALLAS – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Nix Forest Industries Inc. in Timpson, Texas, with 17 safety and health violations, including one willful, after a worker was killed … Continue reading

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Lied about nuclear plant injury rates to get safety bonuses A Louisiana man convicted of lying about worker injuries at Tennessee Valley Authority nuclear facilities, allowing his company to collect $2.5 million in safety bonuses, has been sentenced to serve … Continue reading

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