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April 18, 2021

OSHA Letter Codifies No Duty For ‘Double Reporting’ Related Injuries

March 26, 2021 at 5:33 PM
A newly published OSHA letter crafted during the final days of the Trump administration says the agency’s injury and illness recordkeeping mandate applies only once in situations where a worker suffers multiple injuries days apart but stemming from the same event, so that companies do not have to “double report” injuries. The letter is signed by Lee Ann Jillings, the acting director of OSHA’s Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management and dated Jan. 8. Jillings is among the career...

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