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Update on OSHA’s new injury and illness reporting rule

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Injury and illness reportingLate last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) made sweeping changes to its injury and illness reporting rule. The agency delayed enforcement of the rule until Dec. 1, 2016.

Many industry advocates were hoping for a reprieve, and several industry groups, including the Associated Builders and Contractors and the National Association of Manufacturers, had filed suit, seeking a preliminary injunction to prevent the rule from going into effect.

Unfortunately, the injunction was denied and the rule did go into effect on Dec. 1, 2016. However, the rule is still being challenged.

Interestingly, the Trump administration recently jointly filed a letter with the court along with the plaintiffs, stating that each side planned to move for summary judgment, strongly suggesting that the Department of Labor under President Trump has no plans to revise or revoke the rule.

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