An Update to OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Amputations

In this latest update, NAICS code 332710, machine shops and most other 332 NAICS code categories are listed as targets.

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OSHA updates NEP for amputations.

OSHA recently issued an updated National Emphasis Program (NEP) on amputations. The NEP has been in existence since 2006 and is targeted to industries with high numbers and rates of amputations.

“The intent of this NEP is to target workplaces with machinery and equipment that cause (or are capable of causing) amputations, while maximizing the agency’s inspection resources.”

In this latest update, NAICS code 332710 machine shops and most other 332 NAICS code categories are listed as targets. See Appendix C here

What else we noted when we looked at this:

  • They will be asking for your DUNS number.
  • They will be checking compliance on the new requirements for reporting work-related fatalities, hospitalizations, amputations or losses of an eye.

Click here to read about the change to reporting requirements that went into effect January 1.  

 Originally posted on PMPAspeakingofprecision.com blog.