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HTMLOSHA Tweets New Year’s Reporting Resolutions
Amanda S. Reynolds; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2015
As of January 1, 2015, OSHA is setting forth new reporting requirements for employers. According to a recent OSHA “Tweet”, employers will be required to report all work-related fatalities within eight hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations and losses of an eye within 24...

 

HTMLOSHA Form 300A Posting Period to Commence Feb. 1
Michael Rubin; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on January 23, 2015
Employers with more than ten employees and whose establishments are not classified as a partially exempt industry must record work-related injuries and illnesses using OSHA Forms 300, 300A and 301.

 

HTMLFocusing on Safety (and Potential Recognition) with OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program
Michael Rubin; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on January 19, 2015
If you are a small or medium-sized business and want to know how you are doing in terms of safety, one option is to simply ask OSHA by participating in its voluntary On-site Consultation Program. If you elect to participate in this program, a consultant will work with you to identify workplace...

 

HTMLCredibility of Injured Employee Key Consideration in Vacating Citation
Michael Rubin; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
A recent decision from the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission shows the importance credibility of witnesses can play in any contested action. In this recent matter, the Administrative Law Judge (the court) vacated a citation against a telecommunications and electrical utilities...

 

HTMLAvoiding OSHA Citations: The Best Defense Is (Also) a Good Offense
Stefan A. Borovina; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
In the unfortunate circumstance when an employer receives an OSHA citation, it is comforting to know that numerous procedural and substantive legal defenses exist to limit liability. Of the substantive defenses, one of the most effective is known as the “unpreventable employee...

 

HTMLOSHA Standards Protect Workers from Exposure to Ebola
David E. Leach; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
Can an employer receive an OSHA citation for failing to protect its employees from exposure to the Ebola virus? Surprisingly, the answer is yes. While most workers in the United States are unlikely to encounter the Ebola virus, workers whose jobs involve healthcare, airline and other transportation...

 

HTMLLawyers for Redskins Put Different Spin on Trademark Case
Joseph M. Hanna; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015
The Redskins filed a motion to overturn the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s decision to cancel the team’s trademark because it infringes on freedom of speech rights and “unfairly singles the team out.”

 

HTMLThe Right to Delay an OSHA Inspection Until Management Arrives
Amanda S. Reynolds; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on January 26, 2015
Chapter 3 of OSHA’s Field Operations Manual (“FOM”) governs OSHA Inspection Procedures, which encompasses many aspects of an inspection including preparation, planning, documentation, and notice. The “conduct of inspection” guideline indicates that the OSHA inspector...

 

HTMLOSHA Orders Employer to Reinstate Whistleblower and Pay More Than $166,000 in Damages
David E. Leach; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on January 24, 2015
On July 30, 2013, a pilot refused to fly a medical transport helicopter over mountainous terrain due to a faulty emergency locator transmitter. The employee was placed on administrative leave the next day and was eventually terminated on August 5, 2013. This termination was reported to OSHA and an...

 

HTML“I’m Just Here So I Won’t Get Fined” Trademarked by Lynch in Response to Fans
Joseph M. Hanna; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
Last week, Seattle Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch filed a trademark of the now-household phrase “I’m just here so I won’t get fined,” which he popularized during Super Bowl XLIX media day.

 


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