Will provisions of osha's proposed injury and illness prevention program standard, a new voluntary consensus occupational health and safety management systems standard and related new and proposed measures curtail employer practices that discourage workers from reporting job injuries and illnesses
Learning Areas:Occupational health and safety
Evaluate whether provisions in a proposed OSHA injury/illness prevention standard and a newly-released voluntary consensus standard on Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems will be effective in curtailing employer policies, programs and practices that discourage workers from reporting work-related injuries and illnesses
Keyword(s): Occupational Exposure, Occupational Injury and Death
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: My current work and experience with members of the United Steelworkers International Union have provided me with an opportunity to understand issues and concerns surrounding injury reporting. My affiliation with the AFL-CIO Staff Subcommittee on Occupational Safety and Health and its workgroup on health and safety programs, as well my affiliation with other committees dealing with health and safety management systems, have given me experience in evaluating standards related to workplace health and safety programs.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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