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Determining Recordability

Posted by Emilcott Associates

Dec 15, 2015 11:20:47 AM

Employers are responsible for recording all work-related injuries and illnesses. If you are unable to determine if an injury or illness is recordable after you have completed the investigation, and evaluated all available documents, it is recommended that you contact the OSHA area office nearest you.

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Topics: OSHA, OSHA Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904), severe work-related injury and fatality reporting, OSHA Compliance, OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, reporting, Medical Records, OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reportin

OSHA Recordkeeping Changes for 2015

Posted by Emilcott Associates

Dec 9, 2015 12:17:29 PM

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) recordkeeping requirements have been in place since 1971 (29 Code of Federal Regulations CFR Part 1904). The requirements were updated in 2002 to make it easier for employers to comply. OSHA has again updated the recordkeeping rule for 2015 to include two key changes.

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Topics: OSHA, OSHA Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904), health and safety, OSHA Compliance, Occupational Health, health hazards, occupational health and safety, reporting, Medical Records, OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reportin, OSHA 300A Annual Recordkeeping Summary Form, incident investigation

OSHA’s Proposed Changes to reporting Illness & Injury Data

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Dec 3, 2013 10:03:00 AM

On November 7, OSHA issued a news release regarding a proposed rule to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The rule was developed after a progression of informational meetings held in 2010 regarding the plausibility of electronic submission of establishment-specific injury and illness data. The proposed rule would amend current recordkeeping regulations adding requirements for the electronic submission of injury and illness information under existing standards, Part 1904.

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Topics: establishment-specific injury and illness data, improve workplace safety and health, annual Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Report, Open Government Initiative, OSHA Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904)

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