If your organization must keep track of workplace injuries on the OSHA 300 Form, take note: You are required to include employees' ergonomic-related injuries (such as carpal tunnel syndrome) on that form. OSHA recently announced that the OSHA 300 Form would not include a separate column for ergonomic injuries. But an erroneous media report led some employers to believe that companies no longer were required to report ergonomic injuries at all. Not true.
- Whine not? Tell chronic complainer to just move on when latest allegation proves false
- Remind managers: No comments on workers hiring lawyers
- How responsible is a parent company for an action filed against a subsidiary company?
- Respond ASAP when disabled worker requests reasonable accommodation under FEHA
- Warn managers: Don't promise a rehire call