Are You Ready to Electronically Report Injuries and Illnesses to OSHA? | PA Benefit Advisors

December 1, 2017 is the deadline for certain employers to use the Occupational Safety and Health Agency’s (OSHA) Injury Tracking Application (ITA) portal to report information from their 2016 Form 300A regarding employee illnesses and injuries. We previously reported (Breach Forces OSHA to Shut Down Reporting Portal) that OSHA suspended employer reporting through the ITA … Continued

OSHA Updates Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs Guidelines | PA Benefit Advisors

On October 21, 2016, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a set of Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs to update OSHA’s 1989 guidelines. The updates reflect the countless changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues since its first release 30 years ago. The Recommended Practices combine … Continued

Guidance for Employers on the Zika Virus | Pennsylvania Employee Benefits

Within the past few days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed the transmission of the Zika virus by mosquitoes to individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties in Florida. Before this confirmation, the virus had been spread in the United States only through sexual transmission. The news of the spread of the virus by … Continued

OSHA Penalties Increasing by 78 Percent After August 1, 2016 | PA Employee Benefits

Section 701 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 contains the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Improvements Act of 2015, which requires the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and most other federal agencies to implement inflation-adjusted civil penalty increases. The Inflation Adjustment Act also allows OSHA a one time “catch-up adjustment” to adjust for inflation … Continued

 

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