Comment Period On OSHA’s Proposed Rule On Electronic Submission Of Injury And Illness Reports Extended By Two Days
OSHA announced that the comment period on the proposed rule to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses will close on March 10, 2014. The comment period was originally scheduled to close March 8. However, this date falls on a Saturday. OSHA will accept comments submitted March 10 as timely submittals.
The proposed rule amends OSHA’s recordkeeping regulations to add requirements for electronic submission of injury and illness information. Comments may be submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal or by mail or facsimile. See the Federal Register notice for more details.