February 02, 2021From the start of the Coronavirus pandemic through December 31, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations from 300 inspections for Coronavirus-related violations, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,930,381.
May 15, 2020
South Carolina businesses have either continued to operate or are reopening in a confusing and uncertain environment with COVID-19 remaining a real threat for the foreseeable future based on the infection data provided by DHEC and CDC.
April 27, 2020The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued Enforcement Guidance outlining Employer’s reporting responsibilities related to COVID-19.
April 24, 2020The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued numerous directives in March and April 2020 related to COVID-19.
April 10, 2020Businesses operating on-site during the COVID-19 pandemic must take extra precautions to ensure they are not subjecting their employees and others on-site to an outbreak that can be avoided by reasonable protections.
January 23, 2018
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd recently hosted our annual Employment Law Seminars across South Carolina. These complimentary seminars educated Human Resource professionals on recent employment law updates and changes.
May 22, 2017
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) just announced that it is not accepting electronic submissions of injury and illness logs at this time.
February 14, 2017
Last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published a final rule that (1) made explicit the requirement that employers have a reasonable procedure for their employees to report work-related injuries and illnesses, and (2) made clear that employers cannot retaliate against employees for reporting work-related injuries.
May 31, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) recently published several amendments to its recordkeeping regulation that will require manufacturers with twenty (20) or more employees to submit workplace injury data electronically to the agency each year.