Respond to Workplace Injuries or Illnesses Checklist
Author: Jennifer Brantley
When to Use
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers with more than 10 employees to keep a record of serious work-related injuries and illnesses. In addition, OSHA requires employers to report certain work-related injuries or illnesses within tight timeframes. Therefore, it is important for employers to understand what actions to take when injuries or accidents occur in their workplace. Employers should complete the following steps in sequential order.