The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the government agency tasked with setting and enforcing workplace safety standards. As part of the Department of Labor, OSHA has recently seen a great deal of regulatory activity. WPI Co-Chair Ilyse Schuman interviews Ben Huggett, a shareholder at Littler’ Philadelphia office, and discusses the developments at OSHA and how they impact almost all areas of employment.
- Reporting of severe injuries
- Electronic injury and illness tracking requirements, including the impact on drug testing and safety incentive programs
- Increases in penalties for all violations
- Whistleblower protections
- The Zika virus
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