(Written by: Ian D. Meklinsky, Esq., imeklinsky@foxrothschild.com)

It is always a difficult and stressful time when a workplace accident causes death or serious injury or illness to employees. Quite often, employers faced with this situation become overwhelmed with ensuring the safety and well-being of their employees, calming anxious co-workers and providing information to distraught family members. Addressing these issues diverts employer attention from complying with OSHA requirements. This checklist can help employers in these situations to protect their own interests as well as those of their employees.  Read more