OSHA Injury / Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting 29 CFR 1904
January 7, 2019
According to OSHA, an injury or illness is considered work related if an event or exposure in the work environment caused or contributed to the condition or significantly aggravated a preexisting condition. Work-relatedness is presumed for injuries and illnesses resulting from events or exposures occurring in the workplace, unless an exception specifically applies.
Improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
January 31, 2018
OSHA intends to issue a separate proposal to reconsider, revise, or remove other provisions of the prior final rule and to seek comment on those provisions in that separate proposal. A notice of proposed rulemaking to reconsider, revise, or remove portions of the rule is expected in 2018.
Final rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
January 1, 2017
In 2013, OSHA issued a proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses through the electronic collection of establishment-specific injury and illness data to which OSHA currently does not have direct access.