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Eric J. Conn

OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

Eric J. Conn is a founding partner of Conn Maciel Carey and Chair of the firm’s national OSHA • Workplace Safety Group. His practice focuses exclusively on issues involving occupational safety and health law. OSHA Watch offers general information but should not be construed as legal advice. Employers are always advised to seek appropriate counsel for individual issues. Contact Eric.

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OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Recordkeeping Rule, Part 2

The new “workers’ rights” anti-retaliation provisions of the updated Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulation add language to 29 C.F.R. §§ 1904.35 (employee involvement) and 1904.36 (prohibition against discrimination for reporting an injury).

Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Recordkeeping Rule, Part 1

OSHA’s recent reform to its Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulation has created quite a stir for employers.

Posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

OSHA Civil Penalties Spike

On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor issued an Interim Final Rule to implement the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Improvements Act passed last fall as part of the highly publicized Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 negotiated between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House.

Posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

OSHA’s Enforcement Weighting System

Over the course of this year, employers can expect to see longer, more comprehensive Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspections that focus on complex safety and health hazards.

Posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

OSHA vs. DC Court: Statute of Limitations

Late last year I wrote about a significant rulemaking to amend OSHA’s injury and illness recordkeeping regulations to require employers to proactively submit their injury logs and reports to OSHA on a regular and frequent basis

Posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 1 Comment

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