5 Employer Worries Raised By OSHA's New Injury Rule

Law360, New York (May 11, 2016, 11:55 PM EDT) -- A rule finalized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday that would make workplace injury data recorded by employers publicly accessible may force them to rethink drug testing and other policies that could discourage employee reports of safety incidents and embolden unions to target workplaces with shaky safety records.

Under the new rule, which was published in Wednesday’s Federal Register, employers would be required to submit illness and injury data electronically to OSHA, which will then post the data on a publicly accessible website.

Employers would also be required under the new rule, which will fully take effect in...

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