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OSHA Suspends Rule Requiring Electronic Reporting of Injuries

On May 22, 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) made an important announcement that affects the reporting of injuries at the workplace. OSHA announced it is suspending its previously issued electronic reporting requirements on workplace injuries. Earlier this year, OSHA had instituted a new rule that was to take effect in July that   Continue Reading »

OSHA Issues New Rules for Electronic Reporting of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

On May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its final rule on electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses, which directly impacts employer recordkeeping. The revised regulations impose a new obligation that requires many employers to annually submit certain electronic injury and illness data directly to OSHA. This information will then   Continue Reading »

Spitzzeri and Gorrie Host Clients at IRMI Construction Risk Conference

Joseph F. Spitzzeri and Katie E. Gorrie, Johnson & Bell shareholders, visited general contractors and other construction related clients and contacts at the IRMI Construction Risk Conference in San Diego, CA.  One of the premier forums for improving construction risk and insurance programs, the IRMI conference took place on Nov. 17-21.  Some of the topics our attorneys discussed with   Continue Reading »

OSHA Announces Proposed New Rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries & Illnesses

Written by Joseph F. Spitzzeri The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a proposed rule on November 7, 2013 requiring certain employers to submit their injury and illness information electronically and make them available to the public.  This measure is designed to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and   Continue Reading »

Spitzzeri Provides Guidance on Whistleblower Panel

Earlier this month, Shareholder Joseph F. Spitzzeri moderated a panel at ALFA International’s 2013 Labor and Employment Practice Group Seminar. The presentation “Can You Hear Me Calling”,  examined the issues surrounding the era of whistleblowers which has arrived in full force,  and the emphasis OSHA and a number of other federal agencies have launched on these whistleblower   Continue Reading »

Joseph F. Spitzzeri

Joseph F. Spitzzeri is the co-chair of Johnson & Bell’s Construction, Employment and Private Security groups. He focuses his practice on construction, municipal liability, employment liability, defense issues and Occupational Health & Safety (OSHA) issues.  Mr. Spitzzeri also has defended clients in cases alleging sexual misconduct or sexual harassment, as well as school districts in sexual   Continue Reading »

H. Patrick Morris

H. Patrick Morris concentrates his practice in products liability, toxic tort, food-borne illness claims, regulatory matters, including OSHA hearings and investigations, and business litigation. He is a co-chair of Johnson & Bell’s Toxic Tort group. A former adjunct law professor with Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law, Mr. Morris has taught  intensive clinical training in trial advocacy,   Continue Reading »

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