Monthly Archives: December 2014

Most Pregnant Women Can Work Safely

Posted by Dennis Stephens, MD, ABFM, Associate Medical Director, WorkCare While the ongoing United States Supreme Court case Peggy Young vs. United Parcel Service (UPS) deals primarily with discrimination issues, it shines a spotlight on reproductive health in the workplace. About 75 percent of women in the workforce are of reproductive age, and more than […]

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New Osha Fatality and Severe Injury Reporting Rule Effective Jan. 1, 2015

Effective Jan. 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will require employers under federal OSHA jurisdiction to submit a report to the agency whenever an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. Under the revised recordkeeping rule, employers will be required to notify OSHA […]

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