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This week's Safety News You Need highlights OSHA's recordkeeping deadline and updated site-specific targeting directive; shares information on Marty Walsh, President-elect Biden's nominee for secretary of labor; and recognizes NIOSH's 50th anniversary.
- Recordkeeping is a vital step in documenting compliance with federal safety regulations. Many employers must electronically submit 2020 injury and illness data from Form 300A by March 2, 2021. Read more
- To best target its resources, OSHA has updated its site-specific targeting program that focuses inspections on establishments with the highest rates of injuries and illnesses. Read more
- President-elect Joe Biden has announced nominees for his cabinet, including Marty Walsh for secretary of labor. If confirmed, Walsh would oversee OSHA and be responsible for nominating a new OSHA administrator. Read more
- NIOSH is marking its 50th anniversary with a yearlong commemoration that will include a series of blog posts and other updates to highlight key milestones. Read more