NEW OSHA Reporting Requirements For Employers Reply

Previously, employers had to report the following severe injuries to OSHA:

• All work-related fatalities
• Work-related hospitalizations of three or more employees

Starting on January 1, 2015, employers will have to report the following to OSHA:

• All work-related fatalities
• All work-related inpatient hospitalizations of one or more employees
• All work-related amputations
• All work-related losses of an eye

Fatalities must be reported to OSHA within 8 hours and the other injuries listed must be reported within 24 hours.

How to report an incident:
• Call 1-800-321-OSHA (6742)
• Call your nearest OSHA area office, during normal business hours (www.osha.gov/html/RAmap.html)
• Report online (www.osha.gov/report_online)

For more information, please contact Bob King at 508-970-0033 ext. 113 or bking@capaccio.com.

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