Whistleblowers covered by one of the 22 statutes administered by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will now be able to file complaints online. Previously, workers could make...more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed a major change to its rules regarding the way that employers report injury and illness data to the agency.
On July 16, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it is launching a campaign that aims to protect healthcare workers from musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)....more
On July 24, 2013, in Comtran Group, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit overturned a final decision of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission ("Review...more
A look at a recent speech given by OSHA's Assistant Secretary, David Michaels, Ph.D., provides employers with insight into what agency touts as successes over the past several years and its vision for the year ahead. ...more
The federal government, including agencies such as OSHA, are required to give notice of significant regulatory activity by publishing a "semi-annual" regulatory agenda that outlines the status of on-going and planned...more
As part of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) increased emphasis on enforcement, all employers should know that whistleblower complaints have been on the rise in recent years — as well as the...more