Do Employee Safety Incentives Discourage Workers from Reporting Injuries? Download GAO Report Below!

Many employers are in the dark over whether their safety incentive programs encourage or discourage the reporting of injuries and illnesses by their employees, or if they have no effect. But a new report says employers, and the federal officials who oversee workplace safety, should care what effects the incentives are having. In March 2005, … Continue reading Do Employee Safety Incentives Discourage Workers from Reporting Injuries? Download GAO Report Below!

Labor Department to Review OSHA’s Voluntary Workplace Safety Program

By Mike Elk WASHINGTON D.C.—A workplace safety program popular with companies because it allowed them to self-police themselves is now coming under review by the Department of Labor, the Center for Public Integrity (CPI) announced two weeks ago. In 1982, President Ronald Reagan started the Voluntary Protection Program—aka the model workplace program—which allows companies to … Continue reading Labor Department to Review OSHA’s Voluntary Workplace Safety Program