OSHA Posting Deadline Reminder!
Updated: Feb 18, 2019
How many of you business owners have this posted at your work site - the OSHA 300A form? It’s a legal requirement per Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that provides a report on how many serious injuries or illnesses occurred in the prior year at your worksite.
Even if you had NO serious injuries or illnesses the prior year, you must complete the form and post it at your work site. Putting it up along with your other employment labor law posters is a good spot! It is to be posted between from February 1 to April 30th. The purpose for this public reporting is to inform your employees of the types of serious injuries and illnesses that occurred in the prior year at their place of employment.
If you don’t know what I am talking about – that might be okay if your business employs 10 or less employees or if you are in a low-risk industry. If you have 20 or more employees, you are also required to electronically submit the OSHA 300A Form to OSHA with the prior year’s information by March 2nd of that following year.
The OSHA reporting goes hand-in-hand with your Workers’ Compensation reporting. After you have filed a claim for Workers’ Compensation, you need to make sure you are capturing that information on the OSHA 300 Form. This form is a record of all of your workplace injuries or illnesses that required more than first aid. The information on the OSHA 300 Form is what you use to tabulate the OSHA 300A Form that is then posted at your work site. Remember, if you have more than 20 or more employees, you must also electronically submit the OSHA 300A Form to OSHA by March 2nd.
If you would like to help with this or any other Workers’ Compensation or OSHA issue, contact me and I will be happy to be of assistance: 316 -677-7981