Submitting Workplace Injury And Illness Data Electronically To OSHA In 2018 And Beyond

Matt Olphin Risk Management

Establishments with 250 or more employees in industries covered by the recordkeeping regulation, as well as establishments with 20-249 employees that are classified in certain industries with historically high rates of occupational injuries and illnesses may now begin electronically submitting the 2017 data. The deadline for covered establishments to electronically submit 2017 workplace injury and illness information to OSHA is July 1, 2018. Beginning in 2019 and every year thereafter, the information must be submitted to OSHA by March 2nd. The requirement to provide injury and illness information to OSHA should not be confused with the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Annual Survey, a survey some companies receive requesting work-related injury and illness information. From OSHA’s FAQ page asking if establishments …

OSHA Announces Two-Week Deadline Extension For Electronic Reporting of Injury, Illness Data

Matt Olphin News, Risk Management

OSHA has delayed until Dec. 15 the compliance date for employers to electronically submit injury and illness data. The agency’s final rule is scheduled to be published in the Nov. 24 Federal Register. The delay allows “affected employers additional time to become familiar with a new electronic reporting system,” OSHA states in a Nov. 22 press release. Read the full article >>>