Category: Recordkeeping

OSHA Proposes Reinstating Electronic Filing Rules

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing to reinstate requirements for electronic submission of injury and illness logs and incident reports. The proposed rule is scheduled to appear in the March 30 Federal Register (FR). The change would require businesses with 100 or more employees in specified industries to electronically submit information from […]

Ask the Expert: Standards for OPIM Recordability

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about OPIM recordability after a needlestick incident. See what the experts had to say.  Q: For a needlestick incident, how does one determine “other potentially infectious […]

What Is an Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Audit?

An EHS audit is a key piece of your EHS management system, assessing your compliance with applicable Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards to ensure that your management system performs as intended. How Should You Prepare Your Facility and Staff for an EHS Audit? To prepare your facility […]

OSHA Reporting, 300A Recordkeeping

Your Annual OSHA Reporting: Tips for Success in 2021

If your company employs 250 or more workers (or fewer, depending on your industry) and is required to keep injury and illness records, the deadline to submit your OSHA Form 300A is March 2, 2021. While most of the basics for electronically reporting this data via OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application (ITA) remain the same this […]

OSHA electronic reporting and recordkeeping

’Tis the Season for OSHA Electronic Reporting!

While the holiday season may have come to an end, another important season has just begun for those in the environment, health, and safety (EHS) profession: OSHA electronic reporting season! Now’s the time for all of your diligent recordkeeping for the past year to be submitted—are you prepared?

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EHS on Tap: E57 How Digitization Is Shaping the Future of EHS and Compliance

The environment, health, and safety (EHS) profession continues to be shaped by technology and software. Sometimes it can be challenging to keep pace with all of these changes, and this is especially true as organizations scramble to adapt to the realities of doing business during a pandemic. On this episode of EHS on Tap, we’re […]

Safety management systems

Read the Transcript of Our Chat with Christian Johnson and Natasha Porter of Gensuite

The environment, health, and safety (EHS) profession continues to be shaped by technology and software. Sometimes it can be challenging to keep pace with all of these changes, and this is especially true as organizations scramble to adapt to the realities of doing business during a pandemic. On this episode of EHS on Tap, we’re […]

Safety Records

OSHA Eases Recordkeeping Requirements for COVID-19 Cases

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an enforcement memorandum instructing its inspectors to use discretion in enforcing injury and illness recordkeeping requirements for cases of COVID-19. The use of enforcement discretion does not apply to corrections, emergency services, healthcare, and law enforcement employers.

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Was That Incident Recordable … or Just First Aid?

Many EHS professionals wonder whether they are in proper compliance with all of the recordkeeping requirements issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). One question they often have, especially in the immediate aftermath of an incident in the workplace, is if the occurrence was a recordable injury (i.e., one that must be included […]