The standard was created to require employers to record and report work-related fatalities, injuries, and illnesses.
Take into account that recording this information does not necessarily mean the employer was at fault, an OSHA rule was violated, or the employee is eligible for workers’ compensation.
However, all information must be recorded in a uniform and accurate manner to ensure consistency and validity because it may be used to analyze future safety standards.
Practices that have 10 or more employees must maintain the following documentation requirements, such as:
Physician practices with 10 or fewer employees are partially-exempt from federal OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping and posting requirements.
Other documentation requirements:
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