The new Electronic Submission Rule will likely impact a majority of employers in the Manufacturing and Construction Sector, as well as other industries. Any manufacturing business with an NAICS code which begins with a number between 31-33 and employs 20 -249 workers, will fall under these criteria. Likewise employers of 250+ who regularly keep 300 … Continue reading Is Your Company Impacted by the Dec 2017 Compliance Deadline? Here’s What to Do.
Legal Updates for the Limestone Industry
The new Electronic Submission Rule will likely impact a majority of employers in the Limestone Industry. Most limestone fabricators and mills fall under the NAICS code of 327991, or Cut Stone and Stone Product Manufacturing, but any manufacturing business with an NAICS code which begins with a number between 31-33 and employs 20 -249 workers, … Continue reading Legal Updates for the Limestone Industry
No Hail Mary Pass: The Electronic Submission Rule is Here
Active now after a confusing and complex process The Electronic Submission Rule is a new rule that was heavily contested by some sectors of industry, generally due to the attached provisions within the rule regarding anti-retaliation, and the privacy concerns of companies, with the coming release of partially redacted data. The Rule requires employers with … Continue reading No Hail Mary Pass: The Electronic Submission Rule is Here
Do You Have a December Date With OSHA?
Due to big changes impacting recordkeeping regulations, it's very likely you have an important date approaching with OSHA in a few weeks. If you employ (or did employ anytime in 2016) twenty or more workers, you need to be paying attention, because this probably impacts your business. Under a new rule, or by December 15 2017, … Continue reading Do You Have a December Date With OSHA?
Back to the Basics: 300 Logs 101
With the enactment of the new Electronic Submission Rule, it is increasingly important to have accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses. Employers who fall under the Rule must not only keep 300 Logs, they must also submit them to OSHA annually. Even if the Rule doesn't apply to your business at this time, your 300 … Continue reading Back to the Basics: 300 Logs 101
4 Steps to Counter the Effects of Ugly Politics in Training Workers
In the middle of a recent training, seconds after I quoted an OSHA Standard, I caught a look of profound disgust on a worker's face. I knew the proverbial shoe was going to drop any moment. As anticipated, the employee blurted out, "OSHA? Just another example of big government that needs to go." Throughout the … Continue reading 4 Steps to Counter the Effects of Ugly Politics in Training Workers