After a year full of changes for employers paired with a new governor in Maine, Verrill Dana will reflect on recent legal developments in labor and employment law and what the new year might bring during its 2019 Annual Employment Law Update. The full-day conference will take place on Thursday, January 31 at The Westin Harborview Hotel in Portland.
Here’s a post for all you Environmental, Health, and Safety professionals following this blog.
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration or Agency) has changed its reporting requirements for certain types of businesses with relatively low rates of occupational illness or injury. The list is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) which replaces the old Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes. Although the change reduces the number of businesses subject to routine recordkeeping, it expands the list of “severe work-related injuries” reportable by all employers.