Category: Recordkeeping

Survey Shows more than 75% of EHS Executives Believe Public Disclosure of Workplace Injuries Encourages Employers to Improve Workplace Safety

BRENTWOOD, TN (August 2, 2017)—The EHS Daily Advisor® has announced the results of its OSHA Recordkeeping Standard and Electronic Submission Survey sponsored by Sphera, the world’s largest global provider of Operational Excellence software and information services. The survey, conducted in May and June of 2017, sheds light on how companies are faring in response to […]

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Companies Can Begin Electronically Submitting 300As on August 1

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said it is ready to launch its Web-based form for electronically submitting 2016 injury and illness data from 300A forms. The Injury Tracking Application (ITA) will be accessible August 1, 2017, where affected employers will be able to provide the information from their completed 2016 300A (Summary of […]

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OSHA Delays Injury and Illness Reporting Deadline

On May 17, OSHA announced that it has delayed the July 1 filing deadline for injury and illness electronic reporting. The new filing deadline has yet to be determined, and no reason has been given yet for the postponement.

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Q&A: Recording Employee Illnesses

Recently, a subscriber asked the following question: We have recently had two medical issues that required us to send the employees to the hospital. One passed out and collapsed from pneumonia, and the other had a potential TIA. Do either of these qualify as OSHA recordable accidents?

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Q&A: Industrial Hygiene Surveys

Recently, a subscriber asked us the following question: How long should industrial hygiene surveys be kept on file? This was our response:

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Training Records: How to Choose an LMS that Works for You

Keeping track of training is an essential task for environment, health, and safety (EHS) managers, but it can be time-consuming and difficult to keep up with. Enter learning management systems (LMSs), electronic databases specifically designed for tracking employee training and continuing education. But if you’ve ever chosen or had to work with a poorly designed, […]

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Training Records: Here’s What Your Electronic Recordkeeping System Can Do for You

So your forklift operator forgot his training and rolled off a loading dock. Or maybe your roofing crew members got careless and didn’t wear their fall protection. Or perhaps your supervisor was in a hurry and didn’t check the air in the tank before sending workers in. Whatever happened, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]

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