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OSHA Incident Recording and Reporting: What to do When

When an employee incurs a work-related injury or illness, when are you required to record the incident? When are you required to report the incident to OSHA? The purpose of this blog post is to help guide you in complying with some common OSHA regulations.
Topics: Recordkeeping and Reporting

OSHA Hikes Fine for Failure of Timely Reporting

OSHA has had rules for injury-related recordkeeping and reporting since 2002, when standard 29 CFR 1904 was first enacted. With one eye on ways to improve workplace safety and another on how effectively their standard is implemented in the field, OSHA recently adjusted the reporting requirements for serious injuries and increased the fine for failing to report serious, work-related injuries on time.
Topics: Recordkeeping and Reporting