The National Safety Council and the American Staffing Association have jointly published a case study addressing the safety obligations of staffing companies and host employers to temporary workers. The case study was published in conjunction with the two organizations’ respective alliances with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The fictional case study is based on past citations issued by OSHA in connection with temporary workers’ on-the-job injuries. The ASA–NSC case study provides practical information so staffing companies and host employers can better protect temporary workers from workplace injuries, and understand which party is responsible for recording injuries on the OSHA form 300 injury and illness log. Some of the recommendations provided include: