OSHA Electronic Submission Starting December 1

OSHA issued a final rule requiring certain employers to
electronically submit to OSHA the injury and illness data
recorded on OSHA Forms 300, 300A and 301.

Website with updated guidelines:
https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/finalrule/

OSHA will then make this data public on its website, with
employees’ personally identifying information redacted.

Employers with 250 or more employees that are subject to
OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements must begin submitting:
*Data from Form 300A by December 1, 2017;
*Data from Forms 300A, 300 and 301 by July 1, 2018; and
*Data from Forms 300A, 300 and 301 by March 2 in 2019 and
subsequent years.

Employers with 20-249 employees in certain high-risk
industries must begin submitting data from Form 300A by:
*December 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018; and
*March 2 in 2019 and subsequent years.

Website listing high risk industries with <250 employees:
https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.pdf

OSHA has launched its online Injury Tracking
Application (ITA), which employers may now access at:
https://www.osha.gov/injuryreporting/index.html

Employers that do not meet these requirements need not
submit injury and illness data unless they receive written
notification from OSHA or an OSHA designee.

 

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