OSHA has announced Rulemaking to eliminate the requirement that covered employers electronically submit the detailed OSHA Forms 300 and 301 and announced Rulemaking to so change the current Obama era rule. However, litigation has also been commenced to compel OSHA to follow the current Rule. We break down the Proposed Rulemaking and status of litigation, and actions employers should take.
After two years of uncertainty, employers were finally given some guidance on how to be removed from OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP). Employers on the SVEP can expect enhanced follow-up inspections, nationwide inspections of related workplaces, and increased publicity of OSHA enforcement, both within the company and externally. So it comes as no surprise that Companies want to know how to get off the list!