Tag Archives: reporting

Failed to File An Electronic Injury Report? OSHA May Be Looking For You

Thank you to Jonathan Schaefer for this post. Jon is an attorney in our Environmental, Energy & Telecommunications Practice Group and his practice focuses on environmental compliance counseling, occupational health and safety, permitting, site remediation, and litigation related to federal and state regulatory programs. Under the 2016 Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses rule … Continue Reading

OSHA’s Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule: One Year Later

OSHA’s updated reporting and recordkeeping rule, found at 29 C.F.R. 1904, went into effect in January 2015. We summarized these new requirements on the blog, which require employers to report severe workplace injuries, including inpatient hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye, within 24 hours. OSHA implemented these new requirements to help it target enforcement … Continue Reading

The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act – Do you know your obligations? Part 1 – Storage Reporting Requirements

Pop quiz: What’s a hazardous chemical? What’s an extremely hazardous substance (EHS)? And what’s a threshold planning quantity (TPQ)? In 2012, did you store at your facility more than 10,000 pounds of a hazardous chemical, or more than 500 pounds of an EHS? Or an EHS in exceedance of the TPQ? Have you provided copies … Continue Reading