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OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements

Each year, millions of workers get hurt on the job. In order to help prevent work-related injuries and illnesses, OSHA has for decades required employers to keep track of these incidents by recording them in what is often called an OSHA log.  OSHA is now requiring employers to also electronically submit this injury data directly to OSHA for its review.  For 2019 data, employers have until March 2, 2020Read more about this directly from OSHA here

  • Many employers with more than 10 employees are required to keep a record of serious work-related injuries and illnesses. (Certain low-risk industries are exempted.) Minor injuries requiring first aid only do not need to be recorded.
  • Establishments with 20 or more employees from selected industries(examples listed below) and all establishments covered by the record keeping rule with 250 or more employees must comply.  
  • OSHA 300A data must be electronically submitted to OSHA by March 2 for years moving forward.
  • Employers must upload their data via a CSV file or manually enter data for each of their covered establishments.
  • Violations for materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements can be punished by a fine or by imprisonment of not more than five(5) years, or both.
  • Failure to comply with these new OSHA regulations could result in a OSHA Penalties $13,260 fine and trigger a more detailed OSHA recordkeeping audit

So, what's next?

Want more help with OSHA regulations?  Learn how to become OSHA compliant with OSHAlogs - at no extra cost to you by contacting us at 800-686-8664, or request contact here.

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Learn how to navigate OSHAlogs and keep OSHA recordkeeping simple and fast HERE 

What's in it for You?

More information from employers and more attention to safety will save the lives and limbs of many workers and ultimately help your bottom line.  As your trusted solution provider, Top O' Michigan Insurance is providing clients with an easy way to stay compliant with OSHA, at no additional cost to you.

  • 24/7 access to seamlessly complete the Form 300, 300A and Form 100(Workers Compensation claim reporting)
  • Save time and money by reducing entry time and record keeping
  • Remain compliant with OSHA rules and avoid fines and additional record keeping
  • Maintain a safe workplace (which also means controlling insurance expenses)
  • Watch the video below to learn more

Which Industries Must Comply?

These are just some of the industries that must comply with the new rules.

  • Construction
  • Contractors
  • Manufacturers
  • Breweries, Wineries, & Distilleries
  • Trucking
  • Janitorial Services
  • Hotels & Motels
  • Grocery Stores
  • Landscaping Services
  • Transportation Businesses
  • Auto Parts Stores
  • Farming
  • Taxi Service
  • Furniture and Flooring Stores
  • Medical/Hospitals
  • Utilities
  • Logging
  • Waste Collection/Waste Treatment & Disposal
  • and a complete list of industries here...

**5 Years Records & Electronic Submission - Employers with 10 employees must maintain 5 years worth of OSHA records. Establishments with 20 or more employees must electronically submit to OSHA by December 31, 2018

Learn about the Top 10 OSHA violations of 2019 here.

If you need help protecting your workforce and staying OSHA compliant, contact your solution provider at Top O' Michigan.

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