Reminder: Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses to Be Posted by February 1, 2005
Regulations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) require companies that have employed more than ten (10) employees at any time during the preceding year to post a summary of all “work-related injuries and illnesses” that occurred during the preceding calendar year. “Work-related injuries and illnesses,” for the purposes of OSHA, are not necessarily equivalent to work-related injuries and illnesses for the purposes of workers’ compensation laws and regulations. For example, with some exceptions, injuries and illnesses requiring only first aid need not be reported on the OSHA forms. View full article (PDF).