OSHA’s New Requirements for Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Data

Effective January 1, 2017, OSHA has revised its Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulation. The rule will now require employers in certain industries to electronically submit worker injury and illness data that they are already required to record on the OSHA Summary of Work-Related Injuries and illnesses (Form 300A). The data submitted electronically will be determined based on the industry and number of employees of a business. The new reporting requirements will be phased in over two years.

For more information on how this new rule may impact your reporting requirements, visit www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/finalrule.

Your business may be partially exempt

While OSHA considers no business or industry to be completely exempt, there are partially exempt industries that may not be required to submit OSHA 300 Injury and Illness records. To find out if your business is exempt, please visit www.osha.gov/recordkeeping.