Compliance Center

Recordkeeping

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OSHA 300 & 300 A LOGS APPLY TO YOU if you’re required to keep OSHA injury/illness records, i.e., all companies except those that:

  • Have 10 or fewer employee s;
  • Are in an exempt industry;
  • Keep equivalent records under other government programs.

This center also helps you determine if injuries/illnesses are recordable, e.g., work-related, properly record new cases, revise old cases, compile and post the annual OSHA 300-A summary and retain records. THE PART OF THIS CENTER COVERING INJURY/ILLNESS REPORTING IS FOR YOU no matter what industry you’re in or how big your company is. This center helps you meet OSHA requirements for the reporting of fatalities and serious injuries requiring hospitalization.

Articles & Insight
  • sample image OSHA RECORDKEEPING: 16 Step Compliance Gameplan

    16 things you must do to avoid citations for OSHA recordkeeping violations...
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  • sample image OSHA RECORDKEEPING & REPORTING: When Are Illnesses/Injuries “New Cases”

    One of the general criteria that makes an injury/illness recordable is whether it’s deemed a “new case”...
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  • sample image RECORDKEEPING & REPORTING: Overview of Proposed Changes to Injury Reporting Rules

    One of the obligations of the OSHA Recordkeeping & Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses standard is to report workplace injuries to OSHA within certain deadlines after they occur...
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  • sample imageThe 6 Most Common OSHA 300A Mistakes & How Not to Make Them Yourself

    6 common mistakes that lead to citations for violation of the OSHA recordkeeping rules...
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Time Saving Tools
  • Attorney-Client Memo for Accident Reporting
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    It’s important to do investigate illnesses, injuries and incidents to determine why they occurred and how to correct the situation to prevent further problems. Read More...

  • OSHA: Recordability of Injuries/Illness Decision Tree
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    Keeping track of the OSHA criteria that you must consider in determining if an illness or injury is reportable can be confusing, especially if you’re following a manual system. Read More...

  • Brief CEO on Need to Properly Certify OSHA Injury Logs
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    At the end of each year, companies need to gather up their OSHA 300 Logs and compile the annual summary... Read More...

  • Model Policy to Comply with New OSHA Injury Reporting Requirements
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    Under current rules, employers are required to report verbally, i.e., by phone or in-person by showing up at the nearest OSHA Area Office... Read More...

  • Partially Exempt Industries Table
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    Partially exempted industries (the exemption is partial because exempt companies still must comply with the standard’s injury reporting requirements and keep injury/illness records... Read More...

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