Recordkeeping National Emphasis Program

Facing charges of ineffectiveness and an overall failure to protect Nevada workers, Nevada OSHA, has come under fire recently from both the media and the federal government. In response, Nevada OSHA has effected changes to its investigative practices that could spell trouble for unwary and unprepared employers.

As reported in the Las Vegas Review Journal

On Wednesday, May 12, at 3:00 pm ET, OSHA Assistant Secretary David Michaels will lead a special free webcast related to the issue of safety incentive programs.  Titled "A Conversation with Assistant Secretary for OSHA Dr. David Michaels:  What to do About Safety Incentives," the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) event will discuss "the difference between appropriate

As of January 27, 2010, OSHA’s State Plan webpage is reporting that all State Plan States have indicated an intent to adopt OSHA’s Recordkeeping National Emphasis Program (NEP). (OSHA will continually update the webpage as it gathers additional information from the State Plan States regarding adoption.)  OSHA launched the NEP, effective September 30, to ascertain