Monthly Archives: May 2016
  • Last Chance to Register for the Second Installment of our 2016 OSHA Webinar Series: The General Duty Clause!

    Register now for our May 18th, half-hour webinar on OSHA’s General Duty Clause, presented by Certified Occupational Safety Specialist Carl Habekost & Certified Safety Professional Don Elswick.  See what’s on the agenda below.

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  • New OSHA Rule Makes Injury and Illness Records Available Online

    OSHA issued a final rule on May 11, 2016 which requires many employers to electronically submit information about workplace injuries and illnesses.  OSHA announced that it intends to post this information to its website for review by the public.  Under the new rule, employers with 250 or more employees will be required to submit data from the OSHA 300 logs, the 300A Summaries, and the 301 Incident Reports to OSHA electronically.

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  • Ohio House of Representatives Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

    On Tuesday, the Ohio House voted 71-26 on House Bill 523 to legalize marijuana for medical use only. The bill then moved to the Ohio Senate, which began hearings yesterday on the bill which is aimed at establishing a strictly regulated system of providing doctor-recommended marijuana to patients. Additionally, House Bill 523 would downgrade marijuana in Ohio to Schedule II when it comes to medical use only.

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  • 2016 OSHA Webinar Series: The General Duty Clause Presents Our First Ever Special Guest Co-Presenter!

    Bugbee & Conkle welcomes a special guest co-presenter, Certified Safety Professional, Don Elswick, to our live webinar: 2016 OSHA Webinar Series-The General Duty Clause.

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  • Marijuana Bill Introduced

    On April 14, 2016, Republican and Democratic representatives introduced House Bill 523, which would establish a Medical Marijuana Control Commission.  The purpose of the Commission will be to regulate state medical marijuana through a Medical Marijuana Control Program and to adopt rules governing the operation of the Program.  The Bill also specifies the General Assembly’s intent to enact an excise tax and to recommend that marijuana be reclassified as a schedule II controlled substance.

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  • Ohio Workers’ Compensation Trials Likely to Resume in 2021Read more


  • The Path Forward: Legal & Safety Considerations to Prepare Your Workplace for Return Amid the COVID-19 PandemicRead more

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