OSHA’s Amendment to Recordkeeping Rule Nullified by Congress

April 5, 2017 | Strategic Insights for Health System


​Both houses of Congress passed a joint resolution to nullify the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) recently issued amendment to its recordkeeping rule, according to a March 28, 2017, article in McKnight's. The rule, which became effective January 18, 2017, would have allowed OSHA to cite employers that did not maintain records of employee illness and injuries for up to six months after the five-year record-retention period expires (see HRC Alerts, December 22, 2016).

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