Text: H.R.128 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/06/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 128


To direct the Secretary of Labor to revise regulations concerning the recording and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2015

Mr. Gene Green of Texas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Labor to revise regulations concerning the recording and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Worksite Reporting Act”.

SEC. 2. Recording and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses.

(a) In general.—Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Labor shall revise the regulations in part 1904 of title 29, Code of Federal Regulations, concerning the recording and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.), to require site-controlling employers to keep a site log for all recordable injuries and illnesses occurring among all employees on the particular site, whether such employees are employed directly by the site-controlling employer or are employed by contractors or temporary help or employee leasing services.

(b) Definition.—As used in this section, the term “site-controlling employer” means the employer that has primary control over the work on a particular work site and supervises the employees on a day-to-day basis on a particular work site.