A Powerful Partnership
Millhiser Smith maintains a close working relationship with Iowa OSHA. We partner with them for OSHA consultation visits. In addition, OSHA can help you with enforcement visits.
Our OSHA compliance assistance is a part of Millhiser Smith's DISCOVERisk, an initiative to lower your overall risk.
Call a member of our risk improvement team at (319) 365 - 8611 or email us for assistance with all your OSHA compliance questions and needs.
Safety Program "Quick Check"
Take a moment to assess your company's level of compliance using this tool, then call us to find out how we can help.
The following updates from Occupational Safety and Health Administration are brought to you by Millhiser Smith Agency.
OSHA Delays Electronic Reporting Deadline to Dec. 15, 2017
On November 24, 2017, OSHA Officially delayed its first electronic reporting deadline to December 15, 2017. Affected establishments must submit information from their OSHA 300A Summary Form to the agency through the Injury Tracking Application by the new deadline.
For additional information on OSHA's Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness, click on the following link: https://www.osha.gov/injuryreporting/
Please feel free to contact Lisa Hingst or Jessica Bronson, in our Risk Improvement Department, with any questions or concerns you may have regarding this new initiative at (319) 365 - 8611.
REMINDER: OSHA 1904 Recordkeeping Rule
As of January 1, 2015, all employers must report:
- All work-related fatalities within 8 hours.
- All work-related inpatient hospitalizations, all amputations, and all losses of an eye within 24 hours.
Download our document for more information on reporting requirements.
Be Prepared for an OSHA Inspection
The OSH Act requires employers to provide a safe work environment for their workers. OSHA enforces compliance with the OSH Act by conducting inspections, gathering evidence and imposing penalties on non-compliant employers. OSHA penalties may result in fines. Download our document for more information on how to prepare.
Calculating OSHA Injury and Illness Incidence Rates
Employers may want to evaluate injury and illness experience over time or compare experience with that of the industry. This is called an employer's incidence rate. Download our document to learn more.