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Industry Attorney Opposes OSHA Web Portal For Severe Injury Reporting

December 4, 2017 at 5:48 PM
An industry attorney is urging regulated entities to refrain from reporting severe injuries and fatalities using OSHA's online portal created under the Obama administration's updated Fatality & Significant Injury Reporting Rule, saying it could put employers at risk for litigation or enforcement. During a webinar last month, “OSHA's Fatality, Hospitalization & Amputation Reporting Rule: Lessons Learned,” Eric Conn, of the firm Conn Maciel Carey, which represents industry clients, cautioned employers that it would be a “mistake” to report incidents via...

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