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The recordkeeping involved in reporting the staggering number of injuries and illnesses reported each year in the United States is enough to make any EHS professional cry Nearly 3 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in the United States in 2012 the most recent year for which the Bureau of Labor Statistics has information photopakornfreedigitalimagescom
A Texas court has requested that OSHA delay some of the provisions in the new injury and illness tracking rule that originally were scheduled to become effective on Aug 10
Respondents were divided on the impact that OSHArsquos new public database will have on safety initiatives ldquoIf everyone can see what we are doing wrong including our customers or potential customers there will be a big emphasis on getting it fixedrdquo one respondent noted