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