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The National Association of Manufacturers has sued the Department of Labor to block the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) new record-keeping regulation.
The association contends the rule, scheduled to go into effect Jan. 1, 2002, expands the scope of injuries that employers must report that are aggravated -- but not necessarily caused -- by work.
The lawsuit maintains OSHA does not have the authority to regulate injuries that occur outside the workplace. Manufacturers want a federal court to order OSHA to rescind the regulation.
OSHA issued the regulation Jan. 18, just two days before President Clinton left office. Like many …