OSHA Lightens Injury & Illness Reporting Requirements

OSHA Lightens Injury & Illness Reporting Requirements

OSHA issued a final rule on 25 January allowing employers of large facilities to avoid reporting injury & illness logs and incident reports. OSHA states the rule was made to protect workers’ privacy and save money, but critics maintain that the resulting lack of publicly available injury & illness data will hinder efforts to improve occupational health & safety.

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Institute for Risk and Regulatory Research to Launch at University of Manchester

Institute for Risk and Regulatory Research to Launch at University of Manchester

On 29 November, representatives of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the University of Manchester announced their intent to launch the Thomas Ashton Institute for Risk and Regulatory Research, a world-class hub for health and safety learning, training and research as well as expertise in risk management and regulation.

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