Injured On The Job? Here Are Some OSHA Rules Your Louisiana Employer May Have Broken.
OSHA Injury Reporting
Under OSHA, certain types of injuries must be reported, including: Any work-related fatality; Any work-related injury or illness that results in loss of consciousness, days away from work, restricted work, or transfer to another job; Any work-related injury or illness requiring medical treatment beyond first aid; Any work-related diagnosed case of cancer, chronic irreversible diseases, fractured or cracked bones or teeth, and punctured eardrums. There are also special recording criteria for work-related cases involving: needlesticks and sharps injuries; medical removal; hearing loss; and tuberculosis.
In addition to the reporting requirement, there are numerous safety rules that must be followed. Below, you may find rule violations that may apply to your Louisiana employer.
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