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1997

CIS 97-354
Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administrattion (OSHA)
Reporting occupational injury and illness data to OSHA: Final rule [USA]
This regulation came into effect on 13 Mar. 1997. It amends existing regulations requiring employers to report information to OSHA contained in records that they have been required to create and maintain. It clarifies OSHA's authority to collect establishment-specific data by mail for use in agency self-evaluation, deployment of agency resources, periodic reassessment of existing regulations and standards, and rulemaking. Extensive discussion of the background to the regulation.
Federal Register, 11 Feb. 1997, Vol.62, No.28, p.6434-6442.