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May 12, 2016 • News

OSHA Finalizes Workplace Injury and Illness Data Tracking Rule

On May 11, 2016, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized its revised recordkeeping and reporting rule on workplace injury and illness. The final rule:

The reporting requirement applies to companies with 250 or more employees in all industries, as well as companies with between 20 and 249 employees in industries designated as hazardous. The new rule takes effect January 1, 2017; reporting requirements will be phased in over two years. The anti-retaliation provisions apply to all employers and become effective August 10, 2016.

Read the OSHA fact sheet here.

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