The Pulp and Paper Safety Association is hosting a webinar on OSHA's New Electronic Reporting Regulation and Its Ramifications for Employers, Wednesday, July 13, from 2:00 to 3:00 EDT.
OSHA recently published a controversial final rule requiring some establishments to submit injury and illness records electronically. As a part of its continuing efforts to “shame” employers, OSHA will make the records public in raw-data form on line, which could provide fodder for employee-side advocates seeking to use the data as leverage. The regulation also authorizes OSHA to cite employers for what it believes to be retaliation against employees for reporting work-related injuries and illnesses and without a complaint having been filed or an allegation made. And OSHA has opined that post-accident drug testing, with safety incentive programs and injury/illness reporting requirements, might be unlawful under the new rule’s retaliation/discrimination provisions. Join us for a webinar to consider the new regulation, its expanded and new requirements and its significant ramifications for employers.
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About the Presenter:
Eric E. Hobbs serves as a member of the Workplace Safety, Employment and Traditional Labor Practice Groups of Ogletree Deakins, one of the nation's leading law firms representing employers in labor and employment matters. In his role as attorney and strategic advisor, Mr. Hobbs engages in a nationwide practice that includes the representation of employers in OSHA and MSHA enforcement and litigation, employment counseling and litigation, and traditional labor matters.