Category Archives: Recordkeeping

Scenario:  An employee scratched his index finger on a vinyl saw clamp at work. He immediately began walking to the onsite first aid station to obtain a Band-Aid®. Along the way, the injured employee met a co-worker who told him … Continue reading

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Effective January 1, 2016, Kentucky OSHA adopted Federal OSHA’s injury/illness reporting rule that went into effect January 1, 2015.  However, there are a few minor differences which seem to be causing some confusion.  But probably the most important change in … Continue reading

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Company also issued hazard letter for exposing workers to infectious bacteria Case Farms Processing Inc. at 1818 County Road 160, Winesburg, Ohio was cited on Feb. 9, 2016 by OSHA’s Columbus area office for two repeat and one other-than-serious safety … Continue reading

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Starting January 1, 2016, Kentucky OSHA will adopt – with a few minor differences – Federal OSHA’s injury/illness reporting rule that went into effect January 1, 2015.  Additional industries will now be required to keep work-related injury and illness logs … Continue reading

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In a statement by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet on November 21st, Kentucky will not begin enforcing the new Federal OSHA requirements for reporting workplace injuries and illnesses.  The statement indicates that the Department of Workplace Standards is reviewing OSHA’s Final … Continue reading

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09/23/2014 – From Kentucky Department of Labor Notice regarding OSHA’s New Recordkeeping and Reporting Final Rule: On September 18, OSHA published a final rule in the Federal Register revising the reporting requirements of severe injuries and updating the list of … Continue reading

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Under the Federal OSHA program previously, employers had to report the following events to OSHA: All work-related fatalities All work-related hospitalizations of three or more employees In 2015, employers will have to report the following events to OSHA: All work-related … Continue reading

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Big changes on when to notify OSHA about an injury On September 11, 2014, while most of us were honoring the 13-year anniversary  of 9/11, OSHA announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed … Continue reading

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Scenario:  An employee is injured on the job and a work relationship is established for recordkeeping purposes. The employee is now not able to drive himself to work. He may be in a cast or splint, arm in a sling, … Continue reading

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BOISE, Idaho – After becoming entangled in mixing equipment used for cattle feed, an Anderson Farms employee died from mass trauma in Heyburn in February. OSHA investigated the facility after the incident and found five safety violations, including three serious. … Continue reading

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