OSHA ComplianceThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), will now be receiving crucial reports of fatalities, and work-related injuries and illnesses that will enhance the agency’s ability to target resources that could save lives and prevent further injuries and illnesses within the workplace.


This is what is recordable under OSHA’s new Recordkeeping:


    • Employers must keep a record all work related fatalities.


    • Employers must record all injuries and illnesses that result in days away from work.


    • They must record all significant work-related injuries or illnesses diagnoses made by a physician or other licensed health care professional.


    • Under OSHA, injuries include: sprain, cut, fracture, amputation, etc.


    • Illnesses include, but are not limited to: both chronic and acute illnesses, such as, skin disease, occupational asthma and poisoning.


    • OSHA’s definition of work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities are those in which exposure or an event within the work environment either was the cause or contributed to the condition.



For more information, please visit OSHA. Please contact Nexreg for more information about OSHA Compliance and the new Record Keeping Regulation.