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Many Violate OSHA Recordkeeping Rule without Knowing it

Do you know about the recent OSHA recordkeeping rule on serious illness and injury reporting? If not, you are not the only one.

At the end of last year, OSHA expected the electronic filing of 350,000 annual injury and illness log summaries, but the government agency fell 200,000 worksites short of their goal. OSHA now has until June 15 to inspect locations for violations of the electronic reporting rule. Those not in compliance could receive citations that carry penalties of up to $12,934. Read more

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NYC DOT Rules for Permits Confuse and Anger Contractors

The New York City Department of Transportation has recently begun rejecting contractors’ permit applications due to those documents lacking proof of an insurance policy that covered work above five stories. The new DOT rules appear to apply even to applicants who have no plans to work at that height. Read more