workplace injury reporting News

Updated: OSHA Rule Requiring Electronic Reporting of Injuries Goes Into Effect

A federal rule requiring certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness reports goes into effect today. The rule applies to businesses in many states with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness …

Congress Nullifies Obama Workplace Injury Reporting Rule

The U.S. Senate (50-48) joined the House (231-191) in passing a resolution blocking a federal workplace injury and accident reporting rule put in place by the Obama Administration last December. The Department of Labor rule issued by the Occupational Safety …

EMPLOYERS Launches Work-Related Injury Hotline for Florida Small Business Clients

Small business insurer EMPLOYERS has launched Coventry/NT24, a 24-hour hotline staffed by registered nurses who provide medical guidance over the phone for work-related injuries or illnesses. The service is available to EMPLOYERS workers’ compensation policyholders in Florida. Coventry/NT24 is staffed …

OSHA Revises Reporting Rule for Worker Injuries

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. Under the revised …

SGB-NIA Insurance Brokers Launches Workplace Safety Program

SGB-NIA Insurance Brokers has launched a workers compensation safety program – Three Sixty Safety – designed for implementation into current safety protocol that provides training, education and claim assistance when necessary. Three Sixty Safety is part of SGB-NIA’s “Road to …

Tennessee Valley Authority Manager Jailed for Not Reporting Injuries

A Louisiana man will spend time in prison for lying about worker injuries at Tennessee Valley Authority nuclear facilities, allowing his company to collect $2.5 million in safety bonuses. A federal court news release said 55-year-old Walter Cardin, of Metairie, …