OSHA Reporting Requirements for Employers Now in Effect

A new wallet card issued by OSHA will help your supervisors understand the changes to Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements that are now in effect.

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Employers, the requirements below are now in effect. A new wallet card issued by OSHA will help your supervisors understand the changes to Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements that are now in effect, as of January 1.

What are the new requirements? Under the final rule, employers must report the following events:

  1. Each fatality resulting from a work-related incident, within 8 hours of the death. This requirement applies to all fatalities occurring within 30 days of a work-related incident. See Sec. 1904.39(a)(1) and (b)(6). 
  2. Each in-patient hospitalization resulting from a work-related incident, within 24 hours of the hospitalization. This requirement applies to all in-patient hospitalizations occurring within 24 hours of a work-related incident. See Sec.  1904.39(a)(2) and (b)(6).
  3. Each amputation resulting from a work-related incident, within 24 hours of the amputation. This requirement applies to all amputations occurring within 24 hours of a work-related incident. See Sec.1904.39(a)(2) and (b)(6).
  4. Each loss of an eye resulting from a work-related incident, within 24 hours of the loss of an eye. This requirement applies to all losses of an eye occurring within 24 hours of a work-related incident. See Sec.  1904.39(a)(2) and (b)(6).

- Federal Register

Get the wallet card and review the upcoming changes with your team. 

 

Originally posted on PMPAspeakingofprecision.com blog.