Electronically Submit OSHA Injury Data August 1

Matt Olphin Risk Management

OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application will be available Aug. 1, allowing employers to electronically enter their required 2016 injury and illness data from Form 300A, the agency announced July 14. The Improved Track of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses final rule went into effect Jan. 1. The initial compliance deadline was July 1, but OSHA has proposed delaying that deadline until Dec. 1. For more information>>> If you have any questions, contact Matt Olphin, CSP, ARM, Vice President, Risk Control Services at 717.397.9600, ext. 1257.

OSHA to Extend Electronic Recordkeeping Compliance Date

Matt Olphin Risk Management

OSHA announced in an email on May 17th that it intends to delay the July 1, 2017 compliance date for the electronic submission of the 2016 Form 300A. As part of the final rule, Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses issued in May 2016, employers had a phased-in compliance deadline for the electronic submission of recordkeeping forms. For 2017, employers with establishments with 250 or more employees and establishments with less than 250 employees but 20 or more in certain high-risk industries were required to electronically submit their 2016 Form 300A by July 1, 2017. However, the secure website that OSHA intended to use for the submission of these recordkeeping forms has not been made available. Further, OSHA stated …