Is influenza a work-related illness that must be recorded in the OSHA 300 under the OSHA Recordkeeping standard?
Is an exercise regime for an employee directed by a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)recordable as “medical treatment” under the Recordkeeping standard?
Here’s how OSHA answered this question in a May 20, 2011 Interpretation Letter:
If the ATC recommends exercise to an employee who exhibits signs or symptoms …
A telecommuter working in her home office hears her baby cry. She runs out to see what’s the matter, trips on an extension cord and breaks her leg. Is the injury work-related injury and thus recordable in the OSHA 300 under the OSHA Recordkeeping …