In July, the U.S. Department of Labor announced employers in certain high-hazard industries will be required to electronically submit injury and illness information to OSHA each year.
Establishments with 100 or more employees in certain high-hazard industries are now required to submit 300 log information each year. Previously, only employers with 250 or more employees in high-hazard industries were required to do so.
The rule will take effect January 1, 2024. The exact requirements also include clarification on the required forms to be used, specifications on how these submissions must be made and retains existing requirements for electronic submission in other industries.
Recordkeeping violations are a frequently cited occurrence from OSHA, and this update may impact employers in manufacturing, construction and other similar industries.
For more information, you can view the OSHA news release by clicking here.