OSHA National Emphasis Program on Amputations Updated

“The intent of this NEP is to target workplaces with machinery and equipment that cause (or are capable of causing) amputations, while maximizing the Agency’s inspection resources.”

OSHA Natiomnal Emphasis Program on Amputations 2015

OSHA updates NEP for amputations.

OSHA recently issued an updated National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Amputations. The NEP has been in existence since 2006 and is targeted to industries with high numbers and rates of amputations.

In this latest update NAICS code 332710 Machine Shops  and most other 332 NAICS code Categories are listed as Targets.

See Appendix C in the PDF

What else did we note when we looked at this?

-They will be asking for your DUNS Number

-They will be checking compliance on the new requirements for reporting work-related fatalities, hospitalizations, amputations, or losses of an eye.

Updated Directive

Change to Reporting requirements that went into effect January 1, 2015: Updated Employer Reporting Requirements 2015

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