Did you neglect to report your 2016 work-related injuries and illnesses to OSHA last week? Great news, the original December 15th deadline was extended to December 31st! You can now report your information electronically without penalty for a few more days!
Is my company required to file this information with OSHA?
Your company IS required to file workplace injuries and illnesses with OSHA if :the company
~Has 250 or more employees*, OR
~ Has 20-249 employees AND fall into an industry with a historically high rate of injuries/illnesses*. Click here to see a list of these high risk industries.
*Electronic filing requirements have not been adopted by the following states and therefore do not require online submission: CA, MD, MN, SC, UT, WA and WY. State and local government establishments are also not required to comply with the online reporting process in IL, ME, NJ, or NY.
What information do I need to submit in this process?
Companies with 250+ employees– Information from your 2016 OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 Forms.
Companies with 20-249 employees in “high risk industries“ – Information from your 2016 OSHA 300A Form.
How do I file?
There are three ways to file on OSHA’s secure Injury Tracking Application (ITA) website:
1) Manually enter data into OSHA’s online form, OR
2) Upload a CSV file, OR
3) Transmit data electronically using an application programming interface (API).
Register as a new ITA user, or login here.
Read more on ITA compliance or view detailed filing instructions here.
See state plan OSHA information here.
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