New OSHA Reporting Requirements Now in Effect
Post date: Mar 3, 2015 6:07:57 PM
Beginning January 1, 2015, there is a change to what covered employers are required to report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.Employers are now required to report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all inpatient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding out about the incident.
As of January 1, 2015:
All employers* must report:
All work-related fatalities within 8 hours
Within 24 hours, all work-related:
Losses of an eye
How to Report Incident
Call 1-800-321-OSHA (6742)
Call your nearest OSHA area office, during normal business hours (www.osha.gov/html/RAmap.html)
*Employers under Federal OSHA's jurisdiction must begin reporting by January 1. Establishments in a state with a state run OSHA program should contact their state plan for the implementation date.