While the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requires organizations with over 11 employees to document serious work-related injuries and illnesses, recent legislation requires many employers to submit this information to OSHA electronically via Form 300A.
Effective January 1, 2017 OSHA Form 300A data for the 2018 calendar year must be electronically submitted by March 2, 2019.
OSHA Form 300A, is a detailed list of all work related injuries and illnesses from the previous calendar year. This form helps employers, workers, and OSHA track workplace safety and guide regulations regarding industry hazards. The objective of the new electronic submission is to better protect workers, generate industry safety standards and reduce occupational hazards, preventing future workplace injuries.
The Electronic Injury Reporting and Anti-Retaliation final rule requires the submission of information from the 2018 OSHA Form 300A (Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses) for the following businesses:
OSHA provides three options for data submission:
If you are in need of assistance with OSHA reporting or the OSHA Form 300A, you can visit https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/ or contact an Insurance & Risk Advisor at Duncan Financial Group for guidance and support.