With OSHA recordkeeping deadlines around the corner, here are some recordkeeping tips to keep you informed and compliant.
Recordable injuries are defined as any work-related injury that results in treatment beyond first aid.
Counting days away from work or restricted duty must include every calendar day, including weekends/holidays.
Logs need to be updated within 7 days of a new injury.
300A forms need to be posted in the workplace from Feb. 1 – Apr. 30, 2023 and submitted to OSHA by March 2.
Injuries are to be recorded on the:
OSHA 300 = full log
300A = summary of all injuries
301 = injury and illness incident report
Here is a list of First Aid treatments:
Non-prescription drugs at non-prescription doses
Cleaning, flushing, soaking wounds on skin surface
Drain fluid from blister
Hot or cold therapy
Use of bandages, butterfly, Steri-strips
Massage (physical therapy and chiropractic treatment are medical treatment)
Remove splinter or foreign material by irrigation, tweezers or cotton swab
Foreign body removed from eye with irrigation or cotton swab
Use of finger guards
Use of eye patch
Drinking fluids for heat stress relief
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