OSHA Record Keeping Criteria

Employers with 10 or more employees must record worker injury or illnesses on OSHA 300 Form, Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses.

The employer must document all individual recordable injuries and illnesses on the OSHA 300 Form within 7 days of notification they occurred.

OSHA Standard for recording injuries: 29 CFR 1904, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses 

General Recording Criteria on OHSA Form 300 and Notification: 

Death- report to OSHA within 8 hours                               Hospitalization - work-related, report to OSHA within 8 hours

Amputation - report to OSHA within 24 hours                   Loss of an Eye - report to OSHA within 24 hours

New work-related injury or illness                                     Medical treatment beyond first aid

Loss of Consciousness                                                         Days away from work

Restricted work or transfer to another job (due to injury or illness)

OSHA Website for forms, requirements, and training: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/

NOTE:  Work-related COVID-19 virus is recordable on the OSHA 300 form if any of the above criteria is met.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS DOCUMENT:  https://www.osha.gov/enforcement/fap/recordkeeping-faqs

OSHA 300 Form Question and Answer Search Page: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/faq_search/index.html