If you work in safety in a high-hazard industry, would you be worried if your company injury and illness data sat on OSHA’s website to be accessed by the public? Would you fear publicizing the data could damage your company’s reputation?
Calling all safety professionals!
On August 1, OSHA has officially launched its Injury Tracking Application (ITA) for 300A submissions, allowing you to electronically submit your organization’s recordkeeping data and comply with the final rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.
Workplace safety and health regulations would be among those affected by a sweeping measure making its way through Congress that would enable lawmakers to overturn any and all regulations passed during the final year of a President’s term.
This article will provide readers with an overview of the new final rule “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to revise its recording and reporting requirements. Issued in May of 2016, this ruling requires employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping data.