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How to Record Illnesses and Injuries for OSHA Records

Author: Jennifer Brantley

Basic recordkeeping on forms supplied by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is required in order to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). Employers that have more than 10 employees are subject to the OSH Act and are required to maintain and provide records relating to employee injuries and illnesses. Every establishment should have their own log and summary. In order to properly record illnesses and injuries, employers should follow the steps below.