Leech Tishman

By: Daniel R. Flynn, Esq.

Yesterday, OSHA announced that it will postpone the effective date of a portion of its new injury and illness tracking rule.  According to the Release, “[t]he Occupational Safety and Health Administration is delaying enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions in its new injury and illness tracking rule to conduct additional outreach and provide educational materials and guidance for employers. Originally scheduled to begin Aug. 10, 2016, enforcement will now begin Nov. 1, 2016.”  To read OSHA’s full News Release, please click here.

To read more about the New Rule, please click here.

Leech Tishman’s OSHA Compliance, Enforcement & Litigation Subgroup has experience counseling companies on a wide range of OSHA issues. Should you have any questions on your obligations under the new rule, please feel free to contact Daniel R. Flynn, a partner at Leech Tishman and chair of the firm’s Environmental, Health & Safety Practice Group. Dan also chairs the ESTT’s OSHA subgroup. He can be reached in our Chicago office at 630.536.1171 or dflynn@leechtishman.com.

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Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, employee benefits, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, family law, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, internal investigations, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Wilmington, DE.

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