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Rep. Hare Introduces Injury & Illness Reporting Bill for Large Employers

Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL)introduced this week HR 2113, the Corporate Injury, Illness, and Fatality Reporting Act of 2009, which would create new requirements for large employers to report a variety of data to the US Department of Labor. Under the bill employers with more than 500 employees AND which own and control more than one establishment would be required to report:

1) the numbers and rates of work-related deaths, injuries, and illnesses; and
(2) compliance data, including--
(A) the inspection number of each inspection
(B) the opening date of such inspection; and
(C) the total number of violations and any citations issued as a result of such violations under such Act by the Secretary or State following such inspection.