When it comes to reporting fatalities and injuries, OSHA has a new timeline that has you on the clock as of January 1st of this year. For employees that experience injuries on the job requiring hospitalization, amputation and eye loss, the employer must report the incident to OSHA within 24 hours. If the unfortunate event of a work-related fatality, the employer must report the incident within 8 hours.
No, this is not a joke. You may do a double-take when reading it, but new studies are showing that besides the usual fruits, vegetables and grains, the true “meat and potatoes” kind of person may benefit long-term from eating that way, including a beer while they’re at it.
“Ouch.” That’s the financial pain from workers’ compensation that companies across the U.S. are feeling every single week after their employees encounter injuries in the workplace.
You may be thinking, “Aren’t those terms really describing the same thing?” Most people would consider that to be true. In actuality, there’s a difference between cardiac arrest and a heart attack as far as the symptoms and what actions to take.