Category: Recordkeeping

Incident Tracker, Analysis Tool Simplifies Incident Investigations

BLR’s Incident Tracker is a timesaving tool to track your company’s incidents, including near misses. But it can also simplify your incident investigation efforts–especially if the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requests that you conduct a Rapid Response Investigation, or RRI, following a report to the Agency of a fatality or severe injury.

OSHA’s Serious Event Online Form Up and Running

OSHA’s Serious Event Reporting Online Form has recently gone live. The Agency’s new recordkeeping rule that went into effect in January 2015 requires employers to report to OSHA any work-related fatality within 8 hours and any inpatient hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye within 24 hours.

Webinar: First Aid or Medical Treatment? Ensure Proper Recording & Comply with OSHA’s New Injury & Illness Recordkeeping Requirements

Businesses often struggle with determining whether an employee’s injury/illness is work-related, a new case, or whether treatment-rendered by either a licensed health-care provider or a first-aid trained coworker, need to be recorded. To assure compliance, it is critical to have a clear and complete understanding of what constitutes a work-related injury and what constitutes recordable […]

Q&A: Recording Injuries on Multiemployer Worksites

Recently, we received the following question from a subscriber: On a multiemployer worksite, under the direction and control of a primary controlling contractor (C), one of the subcontracted employees (A) was struck by a vehicle and injured by another subcontractor (B). Whose OSHA 300 log should the injury be recorded on? The subcontractor (B) who […]