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By James L. Curtis and Meagan Newman

On October 20, 2011 the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses declined in 2010, from 3.3 million reported in 2009 to 3.1 million. The incidence rate declined from 3.6 cases per 100 employees to 3.5.

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis responded to this data,
Continue Reading Workplace Injuries are Down, but OSHA Warns Health Care, Social Assistance and Public Sector Employers They Are Being Watched

By Mark A. Lies II and Elizabeth Leifel Ash

In the universe of complex OSHA regulations that govern day-to-day operations and have a direct effect on employee safety, it is easy for OSHA’s more prosaic recordkeeping and reporting requirements to get lost in the shuffle.  However, OSHA can issue citations to employers for failing to follow recordkeeping and reporting rules

Continue Reading For The Record: OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements and State Variations