OSHA Warns 14,000 Employers Of High Injury Rates

Law360, New York (March 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has sent out more than 14,000 letters to employers, warning that their companies tallied higher-than-average workplace injuries and illnesses, the agency announced on Wednesday.

OSHA conducts a survey every year to identify workplaces with more than 5.3 injuries or illnesses for every 100 workers, it said. The most recent count came in a little lower than the year before, with 14,201 employers in 2006, compared to 14,271 in 2005.

“This identification process is meant to raise awareness that injuries and...
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