OSHA updates the rules again

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has once more made more adjustments to its reporting requirements, which were first announced earlier in October. The requirements will come into full-force on January 1, 2015.

PinPointNews.net previously covered the new reporting regulations in this story.

The most recent OSHA reporting change requires a switch from Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), Continue reading

Additional Hearings Warranted Where Evidence of Fraud is Discovered

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Naglieri v. Sun Devil Auto, Court of Appeals, Division I, Published Opinion, Filed 9/30/2014

In this case, the court addressed alleged fraudulent testimony given during an Industrial Commission hearing and held the administrative law judge should have granted an additional hearing to receive evidence on the alleged untruthful testimony given by the employer’s manager.

Applicant worked as an automobile mechanic. He was also a gun collector and he had brought his 1919 Browning machine gun to work one day. Because work was slow that Continue reading

Keeping Employees Safe During Office Parties

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The holidays are here, and many businesses may have their plans for celebrating the season, and continuing the party up through the Phoenix Open and the Super Bowl.

But before the corks are popped on the champagne and you dig into the sugary holiday cookies, candies and other goodies, it’s best for employers to consider how social Continue reading