Chap-12-Recordkeeping-use

Chap-12-Recordkeeping-use - Recordkeeping Safety...

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Recordkeeping
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Safety Recordkeeping OSHA mandates some recordkeeping Project owners often require some forms of safety recordkeeping Employers are wise to implement other forms of recordkeeping
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Why Does OSHA Mandate Recordkeeping? The information is generally related to injury frequency and illness incidence Trends can be observed over time OSHA recordkeeping requirements is that this information can be useful to OSHA as it seeks direction in its mission Tells industry how it is doing
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OSHA Recording Requirements (for Firms with 11 or more employees) OSHA Log No. 300 (Each injured worker is named, the extent of the injury, or the nature of the illness). Recordable only. OSHA Supplementary Record No. 301
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In 2004 Additional Reporting Beginning January 2004 Employers will be required to report work- related hearing loss Must record 10-decibel shifts from the employee’s baseline hearing test (resulting in an overall hearing loss of 25 decibels) Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) reporting requirements are postponed
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What is Recordable? Requires treatment by a physician Worker becomes unconscious Worker ability to work is restricted Re-injury requiring treatment Injuries occurring off-site needing treatment Injury must be work-related
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First aid treatment only
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