January 2015 - Updates to OSHA's Reporting and Recordkeeping Rules
January 20, 2015
UPDATES TO OSHA’S REPORTING AND RECORDKEEPING RULES
The start of the year often brings new rules and regulations. This year, OSHA updated its recordkeeping rule with two significant changes effective January 1, 2015.
First, OSHA updated the list of industries exempt from the requirement to keep records of serious work-related injuries and illnesses as a routine. Employers with ten or fewer employees still remain exempt from the recordkeeping requirement regardless of their industry classification. In addition, the new rule exempts many employers (depending on their industry classification) from the routine recordkeeping requirement. Click on PDF below for full list and complete article. Click here to view full list and complete article or click on PDF below.