Compliance Reminder: Post OSHA Form 300A Starting Feb. 1

2018-02-07T12:00:00-05:00February 7th, 2018|Workers Compensation|

We wanted to make sure you knew that on February 1st, employers subject to the recordkeeping requirements of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) were reminded to post their 2017 OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries [...]

Large OSHA Penalty Increases Take Effect | NARFA

2016-08-01T12:00:00-04:00August 1st, 2016|Workers Compensation|

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is increasing its maximum penalties for workplace safety violations by over 78%. Type of Violation Current Maximum Penalty New Maximum Penalty  Serious Other-Than-Serious Posting Requirements  $7,000 per violation  $12,471 per violation  Failure to Abate [...]

OSHA Electronic Recordkeeping Rule Looming As White House Approves

2016-05-05T12:00:00-04:00May 5th, 2016|Workers Compensation|

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is moving forward with a new regulatory rule that would expand electronic recordkeeping requirements for workplace injuries and illnesses and make such records publicly available, despite consistent objections from employers and their [...]

Safety Notice: OSHA Updates For Workplace Violence

2015-04-18T12:00:00-04:00April 18th, 2015|Workers Compensation|

April is National Workplace Violence Prevention Month. OSHA hopes to raise awareness by releasing updated guidance for healthcare and social service workers. In 2013, workers suffered more than 25,000 occupational assault injuries, most of which occurred in the healthcare [...]