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TOOL Useful Documents for OSHA's Recordkeeping National Emphasis Program

November 4, 2009
Related Topics: Workplace Violence, Safety and Workplace Violence, Policies and Procedures, Tools
OSHA's 41-page notice on the Injury and Illness Recordkeeping National Emphasis Program, effective September 30, 2009

OSHA theorized that the most likely places where under-recorded injuries and illnesses may exist would be low-rate establishments operating in historically high-rate industries. OSHA used this 2007 BLS table to identify the high-rate industries for review.

Jackson Lewis special report on affected industries and what OSHA's compliance safety and health officers will do during inspections

OSHA's record-keeping-related letters of interpretation. Through these letters, employers are on notice of their compliance obligations under the record-keeping rule as they apply to the scenarios presented.

The information contained in this article is intended to provide useful information on the topic covered, but should not be construed as legal advice or a legal opinion. Also remember that state laws may differ from the federal law.

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