OSHA 300A Forms Are Due Friday, December 15!

OSHA 300A Forms Are Due Friday, December 15!

This is a friendly reminder that your 2016 OSHA 300A forms are due by December 15, 2017. The world of OSHA reporting can be complicated and, at the least, confusing; especially when it comes to electronic reporting. The Federal Register recently published an OSHA announcement extending the deadline for submission of Form 300A data for CY 2016. OSHA 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, is a form that must be submitted annually by employers, with more than ten employees, to report on-the-job injuries or illnesses.

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OSHA Issues Final New Rule for Reporting Workplace Illnesses and Injuries

OSHA Issues Final New Rule for Reporting Workplace Illnesses and Injuries

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule on reporting workplace illnesses and injuries. Under the new rule, organizations with 250 or more employees, in industries that are covered by the recordkeeping regulation, must electronically submit injury and illness information from OSHA Forms 300, 300A, and 301 to OSHA. Establishments with 20-249 employees, in certain industries, must electronically submit information on Form 300A only. Additionally, under the new rule, employers in high-hazard industries will send OSHA injury and illness data that the employers are already required to collect for posting on the agencies website.

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