BlueGreen Alliance Submits Written Comments on Proposed Changes to OSHA Workplace Injury Reporting Rule

On Sept. 29, 2018, the BlueGreen Alliance submitted written comments on  the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new proposed rule, Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, which would repeal injury reporting requirements for large employers.

October 1, 2018

the BlueGreen Alliance and several partners expressed strong opposition to a provision in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed rule, Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, which would repeal injury reporting requirements for large employers.

The provision would endanger workers by obscuring the data that OSHA relies on to target its prevention and enforcement programs and would allow large employers to hide their record of workplace injuries,  allowing those employers to gain a competitive advantage by cutting back on worker safety.

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