Employers with 10+ Employees
February 1, 2015
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Employers with over 10 employees are required to maintain a yearly log of work-related injuries and illnesses. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) additionally requires employers to post this log of 2014 work-related injuries and illnesses on OSHA Form 300A.
Employers can click here to determine if your company is required to post. The Form 300A must remain posted between February 1 and April 30, 2015 in a location that is clearly visible to employees and new applicants.
The form should not contain identifying information such as names or other identifying information. Instead, some of the information required on the form includes number of days injured or sick employees spent away from work and the different types of injuries or illnesses suffered.
OSHA has instituted new injury and illness reporting rules effective January 1, 2015, that supersede any prior reporting exemptions.
Under the new rules, employers must report to OSHA all work-related fatalities within eight hours, and all inpatient hospitalizations, amputations and losses of an eye within 24 hours.
Employers are also required to report work-related injuries and illnesses to their workers’ compensation carrier. Exemptions to this would include those exempted from OSHA reporting, as specified above.
- Post OSHA Form 300A in a conspicuous place.
- Report work-related injuries and illnesses to employer’s workers’ compensation carrier.
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Disclaimer: This document is designed to provide general information and guidance concerning employment-related issues. It is presented with the understanding that ManagEase is not engaged in rendering any legal opinions. If a legal opinion is needed, please contact the services of your own legal adviser.
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