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'State Plan' Employers Urged To Ignore OSHA Call To Adopt Reporting Rule

May 29, 2018 at 3:17 PM
States and industry attorneys are instructing employers who operate under OSHA-approved state plans to ignore a recent enforcement directive from federal OSHA that stated that the employers are required to submit their injury and illness data as required under the 2016 Obama-era recordkeeping update rule by July 1. Reversing an earlier guidance, OSHA announced on April 30 that it was requiring employers in the 26 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands that operate under OSHA-approved state plans to submit...

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