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Fisher Phillips Partner Provides Tips on Complying with OSHA's New Reporting Rule


Employers that are required to comply with the new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reporting rule must now post a summary of injury and illness data in their workplaces. For an article on compliance tips for employers, SHRM spoke to Ed Foulke, who was head of OSHA under George W. Bush. Ed told reporters: “Businesses commonly make the mistake of having an HR or safety supervisor sign the form. They need to get at least the plant manager to sign it." According to Ed, the representative who signs Form 300A must know how numbers in the summary were obtained. And, once the 300A form is completed, it should be posted in a conspicuous place where other employment notices are usually posted.

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