OSHA to Require Electronic Reporting of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

On November 7, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a proposed rule it says will improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. ┬áThe stated purpose of this rulemaking is to improve workplace safety and health through the collection of useful, accessible, establishment-specific injury and illness data to… Read more

Top 10 OSHA Citations in the Healthcare Industry

Each year the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues hundreds of citations to employers in the healthcare industry. While nursing homes, medical centers, doctors’ offices, and clinics must all comply with a significant number of standards, the citations issued to medical centers and hospitals remain relatively constant from year to year. Not surprisingly, maintaining… Read more