OSHA Expands Requirements for OSHA 301 Injury & Illness Incident Report forms
OSHA expands requirements for online data submission
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced it will now be requiring certain employers to submit information from their OSHA 301 - Injury and Illness Incident Report forms on an annual basis. This is in addition to the previously required information from the employer’s 300A Summary of Work- related Injuries and Illnesses form. The new information must be reported on-line by establishments with 100 or more employees in any of the designated high hazard industries listed in Appendix B to Subpart E of 29 CFR 1904.
Employers can determine if this new requirement is applicable by going to OSHA’s “ITA Coverage Application” at https://www.osha.gov/itareportapp and entering the following:
A complete list of all the high hazard industries included in this new rulemaking can be found here - https://www.osha.gov/injuryreporting/final-rule Examples include:
• Machine Shops
• Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
• Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
• Home Furnishings Stores
• Building Material and Supplies Dealers
• Warehousing and Storage
• Nursing Care Facilities
• Residential Care Facilities
• Vocational Rehabilitation Services
2) Submission of a CSV file to the ITA;
3) Use of an Application Programming Interface (API) feed.
The new guideline still requires all establishments with 250 or more employees in industries that must routinely keep records to submit the OSHA Form 300A Annual Summary. All establishments required to submit information from their OSHA 300 Log and OSHA 301 Incident Report to OSHA under this rule are already required to collect and retain this information and are currently required to electronically submit to OSHA information from their OSHA Form 300A Annual Summary.
For more information on the electronic submission go to OSHA’s Injury Tracking App at https://www.osha.gov/injuryreporting/ and scroll down to “How do I submit my establishment data?”
To download the OSHA Fact Sheet on the new requirements, go to https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/publications/OSHA_FS-4272_ITA_07-2023.pdf.
If you have any further questions or comments about OSHA’s new recordkeeping requirements, please contact Andy Sawan at 330.819.4728 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.